White-bellied Barbet Lybius leucogaster

Family: Lybiidae (African barbets)

Authority: (Bocage, 1877)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
There has been a lack of any records of this species since the 1970s and it is considered to have a very small population size, which is likely declining as a result of habitat loss and degradation. Therefore, it is listed as Endangered.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 36,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Lybius leucogaster. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2021.