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Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
||not a migrant
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as locally fairly common to uncommon in Kenya and common in Tanzania (Fry and Keith 2000).
Trend justification: This population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat loss.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Oriolus chlorocephalus. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/green-headed-oriole-oriolus-chlorocephalus on 24/09/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 24/09/2023.