LC
Forest Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris fuelleborni



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Cinnyris fuelleborni (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Nectarinia following Bowie et al. (2004).

Taxonomic source(s)
Bowie, R. C. K.; Fjeldså, J.; Hackett, S. J.; Crowe, T. M. 2004. Systematics and biogeography of Double-collared Sunbirds from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania. The Auk 121(3): 660-681.
Bowie, R. C. K.; Fjeldså, J.; Hackett, S. J.; Crowe, T. M. 2004. Systematics and biogeography of Double-collared Sunbirds from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania. The Auk 121(3): 660-681.
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
2010 Least Concern
2008 Not Recognised
2004 Not Recognised
2000 Not Recognised
1994 Not Recognised
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) 710,000
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) 3.9 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as 'common' throughout its range (del Hoyo et al. 2008).

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
Malawi N Extant Yes
Mozambique N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Zambia N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Malawi Misuku Hills Forest Reserves
Malawi Nyika National Park (Malawi)
Malawi Uzumara Forest Reserve
Malawi South Viphya Forest Reserve
Malawi Mount Mulanje Forest Reserve
Mozambique Mount Namuli
Mozambique Njesi plateau
Tanzania Mahali Mountain National Park
Tanzania Udzungwa National Park
Tanzania Livingstone Mountains forests
Tanzania Njombe forests
Tanzania Mount Rungwe
Tanzania Umalila Mountains
Zambia Nyika National Park (Zambia)
Zambia Mafinga Mountains
Tanzania Udzungwa Mountain Range
Tanzania Greater Mahale

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits (min) 900 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Cinnyris fuelleborni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2020.