Black-headed Parrotbill Psittiparus margaritae

Family: Sylviidae (Old World warblers)

Authority: Delacour, 1927

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species occupies a moderately small range, in which the conversion of forested habitat for coffee plantations is rapid and ongoing. As a result of the loss and degradation of its habitat, the population is believed to be severely fragmented and declining. Therefore, the species has been uplisted to Vulnerable.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 12,500 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Psittiparus margaritae. Downloaded from on 26/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/11/2020.