Arabian Woodpecker Dendropicos dorae

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Bates & Kinnear, 1935)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
Recent population estimates have placed the population size as >10,000 mature individuals. However, the population is still considered to be relatively small and in decline owing to cutting and lopping of trees for charcoal, firewood and fodder, in parts of its range. Therefore, it is now listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 260,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Dendropicos dorae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/arabian-woodpecker-dendropicos-dorae on 03/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/10/2023.