Current view: Data table and detailed info
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
|Land mass type
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be elusive but locally fairly common (Flegg and Madge 1995; del Hoyo et al. 2007).
Trend justification: This population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Amytornis purnelli. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/dusky-grasswren-amytornis-purnelli on 02/06/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/06/2023.