Western Bristlebird Dasyornis longirostris

Family: Dasyornithidae (Bristlebirds)

Authority: Gould, 1841

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range, a restricted number of locations and a small population that is undergoing a continuing decline given the balance of fire frequency and the rate of population recovery from fire. As a result, the species is classified as Endangered.

Population size: 500-700, 600

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 9,940 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - Australia
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Dasyornis longirostris. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/western-bristlebird-dasyornis-longirostris on 24/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 24/09/2023.