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Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Crithagra striolata (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Serinus and listed as S. striolatus following Dowsett & Forbes-Watson (1993).

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2013 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2008 Not Recognised
2004 Not Recognised
2000 Not Recognised
1994 Not Recognised
1988 Not Recognised
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,760,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.8 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common or very common (Clement 1999).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Burundi N Extant Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the N Extant Yes
Eritrea N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Kenya N Extant Yes
Malawi N Extant Yes
Rwanda N Extant Yes
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Uganda N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Burundi Kibira National Park
Burundi Bururi Forest Nature Reserve
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Lendu Plateau
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Virunga National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Forests west of Lake Edward
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Itombwe Mountains
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Mount Kabobo
Eritrea Semenawi Bahri
Eritrea Central Plateau (Keren)
Eritrea Asmara escarpment
Eritrea Arboroba escarpment
Eritrea Mareb escarpment
Eritrea Senafe
Ethiopia Dessa'a forest
Ethiopia Simien Mountains National Park
Ethiopia Hugumburda and Grat-Kahsu forests
Ethiopia Yegof forest
Ethiopia Borana-Saynt (Denkoro Forest)
Ethiopia Awi Zone
Ethiopia Choke mountains
Ethiopia Guassa Plateau (Menz)
Ethiopia Ankober - Debre Sina escarpment
Ethiopia Finchaa and Chomen swamps
Ethiopia Berga floodplain
Ethiopia Entoto Natural Park and escarpment
Ethiopia Sululta plain
Ethiopia Chilimo-Gaji forest
Ethiopia Gefersa reservoir
Ethiopia Menagesha State Forest
Ethiopia Jibat forest
Ethiopia Tiro Boter - Becho forest
Ethiopia Mount Zuquala
Ethiopia Mugo highlands
Ethiopia Metu - Gore - Tepi forests
Ethiopia Bonga forest
Ethiopia Bale Mountains National Park
Kenya Aberdare Mountains
Kenya Kianyaga valleys
Kenya Kikuyu Escarpment forest
Kenya Mount Kenya
Kenya Chyulu Hills forests
Kenya Nairobi National Park
Kenya Cherangani Hills
Kenya Lake Elmenteita
Kenya Lake Naivasha
Kenya Lake Nakuru National Park
Kenya Masai Mara
Kenya Mau forest complex
Kenya Mau Narok - Molo grasslands
Kenya North Nandi forest
Kenya South Nandi forest
Kenya South Nguruman
Kenya Kakamega forest
Kenya Mount Elgon (Kenya)
Malawi Nyika National Park (Malawi)
Malawi Uzumara Forest Reserve
Malawi South Viphya Forest Reserve
Rwanda Volcans National Park
Rwanda Nyabarongo wetlands
Rwanda Cyamudongo forest
Rwanda Nyungwe National Park
South Sudan Imatong mountains
South Sudan Kidepo
Tanzania Arusha National Park and vicinity
Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro
Tanzania Lake Manyara
Tanzania Mahali Mountain National Park
Tanzania Udzungwa National Park
Tanzania Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Tanzania Livingstone Mountains forests
Tanzania Njombe forests
Tanzania North Pare Mountains
Tanzania South Pare Mountains
Tanzania Mount Rungwe
Tanzania Udzungwa Mountains
Tanzania Umalila Mountains
Tanzania West Usambara Mountains
Tanzania Kitulo plateau
Tanzania Longido Game Controlled Area
Uganda Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Uganda Echuya Forest Reserve
Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Uganda Ruwenzori (Rwenzori) Mountains National Park
Uganda Mount Elgon National Park
Uganda Mount Moroto Forest Reserve
Zambia Nyika National Park (Zambia)
Tanzania Udzungwa Mountain Range
Uganda Kasyoha-Kitomi Forest Reserve
Zambia Mafinga Mountains
Tanzania Greater Mahale
Kenya Hells Gate National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Pastureland suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist major resident
Altitude 1300 - 4300 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Crithagra striolata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2021.