LC
Hartlaub's Babbler Turdoides hartlaubii



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 Low
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,880,000 medium
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) 8.8 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common to abundant (del Hoyo et al. 2007).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any current declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Angola N Extant Yes
Botswana N Extant Yes
Burundi N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Namibia N Extant Yes
Rwanda N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Zambia N Extant Yes
Zimbabwe N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Angola Caconda
Angola Cameia National Park
Angola Cangandala National Park
Angola Luachimo River (Chitato)
Angola Luando Strict Nature Reserve
Angola Mount Moco
Angola Mupa National Park
Botswana Chobe National Park
Botswana Lake Ngami
Botswana Linyanti swamp/Chobe river
Botswana Makgadikgadi Pans
Botswana Okavango Delta
Burundi Bururi Forest Nature Reserve
Burundi Kibira National Park
Burundi Rusizi National Park
Burundi Ruvubu National Park
Burundi Rwihinda Lake Managed Nature Reserve
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Lufira valley
Namibia Eastern Caprivi wetlands
Namibia Epupa - Ruacana
Namibia Mahango Game Reserve and Kavango river
Tanzania Loazi-Kalambo Forest Reserves and surrounding area
Zambia Bangweulu Swamps
Zambia Barotse Floodplains
Zambia Chitunta Plain
Zambia Imanda
Zambia Kafue Flats
Zambia Kafue National Park
Zambia Kalungwishi
Zambia Kasanka National Park
Zambia Lavushi Manda National Park
Zambia Liuwa Plain National Park
Zambia Luapula Mouth
Zambia Lukanga Swamp
Zambia Nkanga River Conservation Area
Zambia North Swaka
Zambia Shiwa Ng'andu
Zambia Sioma Ngwezi National Park
Zambia West Lunga National Park and Lukwakwa Game Management Area

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist major resident
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 2150 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Turdoides hartlaubii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/06/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/06/2019.