Turner's Eremomela Eremomela turneri

Family: Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies)

Authority: van Someren, 1920

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(ii,iii,iv)

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Justification of Red List category
The range of this species is small and fragmented, with ongoing habitat loss and degradation believed to be causing an ongoing population decline. For these reasons the species qualifies as Near Threatened. 

While it was previously listed as Endangered, the establishment of the use of a Minimum Convex Polygon for the calculation of the species's extent of occurrence (EOO) means that the species does not, and would not have previously qualified as Endangered. However, new population size and occupancy data are a priority and if the population is smaller and more restricted than previously thought, the species will require reassessment.

Population size: 13000-34000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 39,100 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Eremomela turneri. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/turners-eremomela-eremomela-turneri 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.