Kalkadoon Grasswren Amytornis ballarae

Family: Maluridae (Fairy-wrens)

Authority: Condon, 1969

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a population size believed to contain fewer than 10,000 mature individuals all belonging to one subpopulation and with evidence of a continuing decline due to widespread wildfire. For these reasons, it is assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 220-12000, 9000-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 45,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Amytornis ballarae. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.