Christidis, L. and 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
||does not normally occur in forest
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be erratic and uncommon (Flegg and Madge 1995).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be increasing as ongoing habitat degradation is creating new areas of suitable habitat.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Ashbyia lovensis. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/gibberbird-ashbyia-lovensis on 29/09/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 29/09/2023.