Family: Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Authority: Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891
Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). The population is assumed to be stable and so the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure; or < 1,000 mature individuals in the absence of a decline). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident):