Black Grasswren Amytornis housei

Family: Maluridae (Australasian wrens)

Authority: (Milligan, 1902)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened because large scale anthropogenic fires are thought to have reduced the area it occupies to levels approaching the thresholds for Vulnerable, it occurs at a moderately small number of locations and is inferred to be undergoing declines in range, population, habitat quality and number of locations.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 39,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Amytornis housei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2021.