LC
Cricket Warbler Spiloptila clamans



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
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.

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 7 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 6,410,000 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) 4.3 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as locally common, although uncommon in some 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
Burkina Faso N Extant Yes
Cameroon N Extant Yes
Chad N Extant Yes
Eritrea N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Mali N Extant Yes
Mauritania N Extant Yes
Niger N Extant Yes
Nigeria N Extant Yes
Senegal N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Burkina Faso Béli River
Burkina Faso Lake Oursi - Lake Darkoye
Eritrea Western Plain: Barka river
Eritrea Central Plateau (Keren)
Eritrea Western Plain: Gash - Setit
Mali Tombouctou
Mali Lac Télé
Mali Ag Oua - Ag Arbech
Mali Lac Débo - Lac Oualado Débo
Mali Falaise de Bandiagara
Mauritania Tamreïkat
Mauritania El Mréiti
Mauritania Kediet ej Jill
Mauritania El Ghallâouîya
Mauritania Arâguîb el Jahfa
Mauritania Wagchogda
Mauritania Aftout es Sâheli
Mauritania Wad Initi
Niger Dilia de Lagané
Niger NNR Aïr - Ténéré
Sudan Wadi Halfa
Sudan Um Badr lake
Sudan Jebel Marra
Sudan En Nahud
Sudan Lake Kundi
Senegal Djoudj wetlands
Senegal River Sénégal (Ntiagar to Richard-Toll)
Senegal Ferlo North
Senegal Ferlo South
Chad Fada Archei
Chad Ouadi Rimé - Ouadi Achim
Chad Lake Chad
Nigeria Hadejia-Nguru wetlands
Niger Termit Mountains

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Savanna Dry major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Spiloptila clamans. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.