LC
Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Taxonomic source(s)
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.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

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
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency medium
Land-mass type Average mass 15 g
Range

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence (breeding/resident) 4,630,000 km2
Severely fragmented? no -
Population
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
Population size unknown - - -
Population trend unknown - - -
Generation length 3.8 years - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common to locally very common (del Hoyo et al. 2007), while national population sizes have been estimated at c.10,000-1 million breeding pairs in China and c.100,000-1 million breeding pairs in Taiwan (Brazil 2009).

Trend justification: The population trend is difficult to determine because of uncertainty over the impacts of habitat modification on population sizes.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Presence Origin Resident Breeding visitor Non-breeding visitor Passage migrant
China (mainland) extant native yes
Laos extant native yes
Myanmar extant native yes
Taiwan, China extant native yes
Thailand extant native yes
Vietnam extant native yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Laos Phou Dendin
Laos Nam Ha
Laos Nam Xam
Laos Phou Loeuy
Laos Eastern Bolikhamxay Mountains
Laos Nakai Plateau
Laos Nakai-Nam Theun
Laos Nam Et
Vietnam Ban Bung
Vietnam Sinh Long
Vietnam Ban Thi - Xuan Lac
Vietnam Tam Dao
Vietnam Pu Mat
Vietnam Tay Con Linh
Vietnam Du Gia
Vietnam Fan Si Pan
Vietnam Van Ban
Thailand Doi Chiang Dao
Thailand Doi Inthanon
Thailand Doi Phukha
Thailand Doi Suthep-Pui
Thailand Huai Kha Khaeng
Thailand Kaeng Krachan
Thailand Mae Fang
Thailand Mae Jarim National Park
Thailand Mae Lao - Mae Sae
Thailand Nanthaburi
Thailand Umphang

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Alcippe morrisonia. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/grey-cheeked-fulvetta-alcippe-morrisonia on 05/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/03/2024.