Sharpe's Longclaw Macronyx sharpei

Family: Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)

Authority: Jackson, 1904

Red List Category

Criteria: A3bc; B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is threatened by a very rapid and continuing reduction in the extent and quality of its habitat, such that it now has a very small and highly fragmented range. Similar rates of population decline are likely. This species is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 12,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Macronyx sharpei. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sharpes-longclaw-macronyx-sharpei on 05/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/06/2023.