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Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
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||does not normally occur in forest
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as locally common to very common (del Hoyo et al. 2007).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction and fragmentation.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Turdoides bicolor. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/southern-pied-babbler-turdoides-bicolor on 04/10/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/10/2023.