LC
Buff-streaked Chat Campicoloides bifasciatus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Campicoloides bifasciatus (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Oenanthe and listed as O. bifasciata 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/Near Threatened
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 -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 412,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value 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 - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.1 - - -

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

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
Eswatini N Extant Yes
Lesotho N Extant Yes
South Africa N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Eswatini Malolotja Nature Reserve
Eswatini Mahamba Mountain
South Africa Waterberg System
South Africa Blyde River Canyon
South Africa Graskop Grasslands
South Africa Mac-Mac Escarpment and Forests
South Africa Kaapsehoop
South Africa Steenkampsberg
South Africa Songimvelo Nature Reserve
South Africa Amersfoort - Bethal - Carolina District
South Africa Chrissie Pans
South Africa Grasslands
South Africa Sterkfontein/Merinodal
South Africa Voordeel Conservancy
South Africa Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve
South Africa Golden Gate Highlands National Park
South Africa Rooiberge-Riemland
South Africa Ithala Game Reserve
South Africa Maloti Drakensberg Park
South Africa Karkloof Nature Reserve
South Africa Umgeni Vlei Nature Reserve
South Africa Impendle Nature Reserve
South Africa Greater Ingwangwana River
South Africa Matatiele Nature Reserve
South Africa Mkhambati Nature Reserve
South Africa Katberg - Readsdale forest complex
South Africa Amatole Forest Complex

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) major resident
Altitude 1500 - 1700 m Occasional altitudinal limits (max) 2000 m

Threats & impact
Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Climate change & severe weather Habitat shifting & alteration Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Whole (>90%) Unknown Unknown
Stresses
Indirect ecosystem effects, Ecosystem degradation

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Campicoloides bifasciatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.