Christidis, L. and Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
Christidis, L.; Boles, W. E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
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.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
||not a migrant
||does not normally occur in forest
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common (Flegg and Madge 1995).
Trend justification: This population is estimated to be in decline owing to the effects of introduced herbivores and altered fire regimes (del Hoyo et al. 2007).
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Psophodes occidentalis. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/chiming-wedgebill-psophodes-occidentalis on 24/09/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 24/09/2023.