LC
Long-tailed Fiscal Lanius cabanisi



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.
Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li
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 Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,110,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value 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 - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.9 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common (Harris and Franklin 2000).

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
Kenya N Extant Yes
Somalia N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Kenya Tana River Delta
Kenya Tsavo East National Park
Kenya Tsavo West National Park
Kenya Meru National Park
Kenya Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves
Kenya Shaba National Reserve
Kenya Nairobi National Park
Kenya Amboseli National Park
Kenya Lake Magadi
Kenya Masai Mara
Kenya South Nguruman
Somalia Xawaadley reservoir
Somalia Jowhar - Warshiikh
Somalia Balcad Nature Reserve
Somalia Jasiira lagoon and Muqdisho islets
Somalia Arbowerow
Somalia Boja swamps
Somalia Aangole - Farbiito
Somalia Far Waamo
Somalia Laag Badaana
Tanzania Katavi National Park
Tanzania Lake Manyara
Tanzania Mikumi National Park
Tanzania Ruaha National Park
Tanzania Tarangire National Park
Tanzania Udzungwa National Park
Tanzania Mkomazi National Park
Tanzania Lake Eyasi
Tanzania Nyumba ya Mungu reservoir
Tanzania Lake Natron and Engaruka basin
Tanzania Usangu flats
Tanzania Longido Game Controlled Area
Tanzania Udzungwa Mountain Range
Kenya Lolldaiga-Mugogodo-Ewaso N'yiro

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Savanna Dry major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Altitude 0 - 1600 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Lanius cabanisi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/10/2021.