LC
Cinnamon Bracken-warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

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

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 Not Recognised
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,980,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 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) 3.5 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common in most highland areas (del Hoyo et al. 2006).

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
Burundi N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Kenya N Extant Yes
Malawi N Extant Yes
Mozambique N Extant Yes
Rwanda N Extant Yes
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Uganda N Extant Yes
Zambia N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Burundi Bururi Forest Nature Reserve
Burundi Kibira National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Forests west of Lake Edward
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Itombwe Mountains
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Marungu highlands
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Virunga National Park
Kenya Aberdare Mountains
Kenya Cherangani Hills
Kenya Chyulu Hills forests
Kenya Kakamega forest
Kenya Kikuyu Escarpment forest
Kenya Mau forest complex
Kenya Mount Elgon (Kenya)
Kenya Mount Kenya
Kenya North Nandi forest
Kenya South Nandi forest
Kenya South Nguruman
Malawi Mount Mulanje Forest Reserve
Malawi Nyika National Park (Malawi)
Malawi Uzumara Forest Reserve
Rwanda Nyungwe National Park
Rwanda Volcans National Park
South Sudan Imatong mountains
South Sudan Kidepo
Tanzania Arusha National Park and vicinity
Tanzania Livingstone Mountains forests
Tanzania Loazi-Kalambo Forest Reserves and surrounding area
Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro
Tanzania Mount Rungwe
Tanzania Njombe forests
Tanzania South Pare Mountains
Tanzania Udzungwa Mountains
Tanzania Udzungwa National Park
Tanzania Uluguru Mountains
Tanzania Uvidunda Mountains
Tanzania West Usambara Mountains
Uganda Echuya Forest Reserve
Uganda Kidepo Valley National Park
Uganda Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Uganda Mount Elgon National Park
Uganda Mount Moroto Forest Reserve
Uganda Ruwenzori (Rwenzori) Mountains National Park
Zambia Nyika National Park (Zambia)

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 1300 - 3300 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Bradypterus cinnamomeus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2019.