Syrian Serin Serinus syriacus

Family: Fringillidae (Finches)

Authority: Bonaparte, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population that is inferred to be undergoing a moderate decline, primarily due to overgrazing and droughts, as well as emerging threats. As such, the species is assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 7000-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 24,100 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Serinus syriacus. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.