LC
Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

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 -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,490,000 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 Decreasing 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) 8.5 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species appears to be locally common (del Hoyo et al. 2002).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction (del Hoyo et al. 2002).


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

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Angola Caconda
Angola Lago Carumbo
Angola Luachimo River (Chitato)
Angola Luando Strict Nature Reserve
Angola Mombolo (Missão da Namba)
Malawi Dzalanyama Forest Reserve
Malawi Kasungu National Park
Malawi Mtangatanga and Perekezi Forest Reserves
Malawi Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
Malawi Nyika National Park (Malawi)
Malawi Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve
Tanzania Loazi-Kalambo Forest Reserves and surrounding area
Zambia Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage
Zambia Chisamba
Zambia Hillwood
Zambia Kafue Flats
Zambia Kafue National Park
Zambia Kalungwishi
Zambia Kasanka National Park
Zambia Lavushi Manda National Park
Zambia Lukususi National Park
Zambia Minyanya Plain
Zambia Nkanga River Conservation Area
Zambia North Swaka
Zambia Shiwa Ng'andu
Zambia Source of the Zambezi
Zambia West Lunga National Park and Lukwakwa Game Management Area

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Savanna Dry major resident
Altitude 500 - 1520 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Tricholaema frontata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/02/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/02/2019.