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Black-collared Apalis Oreolais pulcher



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Oreolais pulcher (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously listed as Oreolais pulchra.

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.
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 High
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,880,000 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 Stable suspected -
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) 4.7 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as uncommon to locally common (del Hoyo et al. 2006).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Cameroon N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Kenya N Extant Yes
Nigeria N Extant Yes
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes
Uganda N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Cameroon Bali-Ngemba Forest Reserve
Cameroon Mbi Crater Faunal Reserve - Mbingo forest
Cameroon Mount Mbam
Cameroon Mount Oku
Cameroon Njinsing - Tabenken
Cameroon Tchabal-Mbabo
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Lendu Plateau
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Marungu highlands
Kenya Aberdare Mountains
Kenya Cherangani Hills
Kenya Kakamega forest
Kenya Kianyaga valleys
Kenya Kikuyu Escarpment forest
Kenya Mau forest complex
Kenya Mount Elgon (Kenya)
Kenya Mount Kenya
Kenya North Nandi forest
Kenya South Nandi forest
Nigeria Gashaka-Gumti National Park
Nigeria Ngel-Nyaki Forest Reserve
South Sudan Imatong mountains
Uganda Mount Elgon National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) major resident
Altitude 1550 - 2900 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Oreolais pulcher. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/11/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/11/2019.