Mount Kupe Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus kupeensis

Family: Malaconotidae (Bush-shrikes)

Authority: Serle, 1951

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered because it has a very small range, and is likely to have an extremely small population. Furthermore, the quality of its habitat on Mt Kupe is declining such that the future of the species there is increasingly uncertain (Collar and Stuart 1985).

Population size: 50-249 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,300 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Chlorophoneus kupeensis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mount-kupe-bush-shrike-chlorophoneus-kupeensis on 28/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/11/2023.