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Brown-rumped Seedeater Crithagra tristriata



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Crithagra tristriata (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Serinus and listed as S. tristriatus following Dowsett & Forbes-Watson (1993); Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993).

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 -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 981,000 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) 3.8 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as locally common to abundant (Clement 1999).

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
Eritrea N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Somalia N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Eritrea Arboroba escarpment
Eritrea Asmara escarpment
Eritrea Semenawi Bahri
Eritrea Senafe
Ethiopia Ankober - Debre Sina escarpment
Ethiopia Awi Zone
Ethiopia Bale Mountains National Park
Ethiopia Berga floodplain
Ethiopia Bonga forest
Ethiopia Borana-Saynt (Denkoro Forest)
Ethiopia Chilimo-Gaji forest
Ethiopia Choke mountains
Ethiopia Dessa'a forest
Ethiopia Entoto Natural Park and escarpment
Ethiopia Gefersa reservoir
Ethiopia Guassa Plateau (Menz)
Ethiopia Hugumburda and Grat-Kahsu forests
Ethiopia Jibat forest
Ethiopia Menagesha State Forest
Ethiopia Metu - Gore - Tepi forests
Ethiopia Mount Zuquala
Ethiopia Mugo highlands
Ethiopia Simien Mountains National Park
Ethiopia Sululta plain
Ethiopia Tiro Boter - Becho forest
Ethiopia Yegof forest

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major resident
Altitude 1060 - 3330 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Crithagra tristriata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2019.