LC
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens



Taxonomy

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.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2018 Least Concern
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 -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 7,230,000 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) 3.5 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as locally common (del Hoyo et al. 2005).

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


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Benin N Extant Yes
Cameroon N Extant Yes
Central African Republic N Extant Yes
Congo N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Côte d'Ivoire N Extant Yes
Equatorial Guinea N Extant Yes
Gabon N Extant Yes
Gambia N Extant Yes
Ghana N Extant Yes
Guinea N Extant Yes
Guinea-Bissau N Extant Yes
Liberia N Extant Yes
Mali N Extant Yes
Niger N Extant Yes
Nigeria N Extant Yes
Rwanda N Extant Yes
Senegal N Extant Yes
Sierra Leone N Extant Yes
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Togo N Extant Yes
Uganda N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Benin Ouémé river basin
Cameroon Boumba - Bek
Cameroon Dja Faunal Reserve
Cameroon Mbam Djerem National Park
Cameroon Ngaoundaba Ranch
Central African Republic Bamingui-Bangoran National Park complex
Central African Republic Dzanga-Ndoki National Park
Central African Republic Manovo - Gounda - St Floris National Park complex
Central African Republic Ngotto
Central African Republic Zémongo Faunal Reserve
Congo Conkouati National Park
Congo Lake Télé Community Reserve
Congo Léfini Faunal Reserve
Congo Lower Kouilou basin
Congo Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park complex
Congo Ntokou Pikounda Reserve
Congo Odzala National Park complex
Congo Ogooué Leketi National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Bombo-Lumene Game Reserve
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Ngiri
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Okapi Faunal Reserve
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Salonga National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Upemba National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Comoe National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Gueoule and Glo Mountain Forest Reserves
Côte d'Ivoire Lamto Ecological Research Station
Côte d'Ivoire Marahoue National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Peko Mountain National Park
Côte d'Ivoire Sangbe Mountain National Park
Gabon Gamba Protected Areas Complex
Gabon Ipassa Strict Nature Reserve
Gabon Minkébé Forest Reserve
Gambia Abuko Nature Reserve
Gambia Pirang Forest Park
Ghana Bosomtwe Range Forest Reserve
Ghana Bui National Park
Ghana Digya National Park
Ghana Kakum National Park - Assin Attandaso Resource Reserve
Ghana Kalakpa Resource Reserve
Ghana Kyabobo (proposed) National Park
Ghana Mount Afadjato - Agumatsa Range forest
Ghana Muni-Pomadze Ramsar Site
Guinea Balandougou
Guinea Diécké
Guinea Gangan Foret Classe
Guinea Kabitaï
Guinea Mafou
Guinea Massif du Ziama
Guinea-Bissau Lagoas de Cufada
Liberia Nimba mountains
Liberia Wologizi mountains
Liberia Wonegizi mountains
Nigeria Akassa forests
Nigeria Biseni forests
Nigeria Cross River National Park (Oban Division)
Nigeria Gashaka-Gumti National Park
Nigeria IITA Forest Reserve, Ibadan
Nigeria Kagoro - Nindam Forest Reserves and vicinity
Nigeria Okomu National Park
Nigeria Pandam Wildlife Park
Nigeria Sunvit Farm
Nigeria Upper Orashi forests
Rwanda Akagera National Park
Senegal Parc National de Basse Casamance
Sierra Leone Loma Mountains Non-hunting Forest Reserve
Sierra Leone Outamba-Kilimi National Park
Sierra Leone Tingi Hills Non-hunting Forest Reserve
South Sudan Bengangai
Togo Misahöhe Forest Reserve
Uganda Budongo Forest Reserve
Uganda Bugoma Central Forest Reserve
Uganda Mabira Forest Reserve
Uganda Semliki National Park
Uganda Semliki reserves

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Swamp suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Pyrrhurus scandens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/08/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/08/2019.