Usambara Akalat Sheppardia montana

Family: Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers and Chats)

Authority: (Reichenow, 1907)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category

This species has a very small range, and is experiencing a continuing decline in mature individuals and habitat quality due to degradation of its forest habitat, and elevational shift due to climate change. It is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,200 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Sheppardia montana. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/usambara-akalat-sheppardia-montana on 02/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/03/2024.