LC
White-bellied Go-away-bird Criniferoides leucogaster



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Criniferoides leucogaster (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) was previously placed in the genus Corythaixoides.

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 3,450,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be generally common throughout its range and possibly abundant in many areas (del Hoyo et al. 1997).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Eritrea N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Kenya N Extant Yes
Somalia N Extant Yes
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes
Tanzania N Extant Yes
Uganda N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Ethiopia Abijatta - Shalla Lakes National Park
Ethiopia Arero forest
Ethiopia Awash National Park
Ethiopia Dawa - Wachile
Ethiopia Eastern Hararghe (Harar-Wabi Shebelle)
Ethiopia Genale river
Ethiopia Konso - Segen
Ethiopia Lake Chew Bahir
Ethiopia Lower Wabi Shebelle river and Warder
Ethiopia Mago National Park
Ethiopia Mankubsa - Welenso forest
Ethiopia Nechisar National Park and surroundings
Ethiopia Omo National Park
Ethiopia Yabello Sanctuary
Ethiopia Yangudi-Rassa National Park
Kenya Amboseli National Park
Kenya Chyulu Hills forests
Kenya Lake Baringo
Kenya Lake Bogoria National Reserve
Kenya Lake Magadi
Kenya Lake Turkana
Kenya Machakos valleys
Kenya Masinga reservoir
Kenya Meru National Park
Kenya Mwea National Reserve
Kenya Ol Donyo Sabache
Kenya Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves
Kenya Shaba National Reserve
Kenya Tana River Delta
Kenya Tsavo East National Park
Kenya Tsavo West National Park
Somalia Aangole - Farbiito
Somalia Arbowerow
Somalia Balcad Nature Reserve
Somalia Boja swamps
Somalia Buulobarde
Somalia Daalo
Somalia Far Waamo
Somalia Gacan Libaax
Somalia Jasiira lagoon and Muqdisho islets
Somalia Jowhar - Warshiikh
Somalia Laag Badaana
Somalia Laag Dheere
Somalia Lascaanod - Taleex - Ceel Chebet
Somalia Saylac
Somalia War Harqaan - isha Dolondole
Somalia Xawaadley reservoir
South Sudan Bandingilo
South Sudan Imatong mountains
South Sudan Juba
South Sudan Kidepo
Tanzania Katavi National Park
Tanzania Lake Balangida Lelu
Tanzania Lake Manyara
Tanzania Lake Natron and Engaruka basin
Tanzania Longido Game Controlled Area
Tanzania Mkomazi Game Reserve
Tanzania Nyumba ya Mungu reservoir
Tanzania Ruaha National Park
Tanzania Serengeti National Park
Tanzania Tarangire National Park
Tanzania Udzungwa National Park
Tanzania Usangu flats
Uganda Kidepo Valley National Park
Uganda Mount Moroto Forest Reserve

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Savanna Dry major resident
Altitude 0 - 1700 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild Non-trivial Recent
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Criniferoides leucogaster. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/11/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/11/2019.