LC
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus tephronotus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass 49.40000153 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,420,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Unknown not applicable -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 6.1 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common to locally common (del Hoyo et al. 2005).

Trend justification: The population trend is difficult to determine because of uncertainty over the impacts of habitat modification on population sizes.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Kenya N Extant Yes
Somalia N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Ethiopia Abijatta - Shalla Lakes National Park
Ethiopia Arero forest
Ethiopia Dawa - Wachile
Ethiopia Mankubsa - Welenso forest
Ethiopia Nechisar National Park and surroundings
Ethiopia Omo National Park
Ethiopia Yabello Sanctuary
Kenya Amboseli National Park
Kenya Machakos valleys
Kenya Meru National Park
Kenya Ol Donyo Sabache
Kenya Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves
Kenya Shaba National Reserve
Kenya Tsavo East National Park
Kenya Tsavo West National Park
Somalia Arbowerow
Somalia Balcad Nature Reserve
Somalia Jasiira lagoon and Muqdisho islets
Somalia Laag Badaana
Tanzania Longido Game Controlled Area
Tanzania Mkomazi Game Reserve
Tanzania Nyumba ya Mungu reservoir

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) suitable resident
Savanna Dry major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1750 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Turdus tephronotus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2017.