Salvadori's Seedeater Crithagra xantholaema

Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1896)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it is believed to have a small population which is declining owing to habitat alteration, mainly through agriculture, as a result of human population growth within its range.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 154,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Crithagra xantholaema. Downloaded from on 16/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/04/2021.