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Fischer's Turaco Tauraco fischeri



Family: Musophagidae (Turacos)

Authority: (Reichenow, 1878)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is assessed as Near Threatened because it is believed to have a moderately small population, which is suspected to be declining owing to the effects of capture for trade, and habitat degradation across its range, mainly due to clearance for agriculture.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 170,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Tauraco fischeri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2022.