LC
White-browed Tit-warbler Leptopoecile sophiae



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

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 altitudinal migrant Forest dependency medium
Land-mass type Average mass 7 g
Range

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence (breeding/resident) 4,490,000 km2
Extent of Occurrence (non-breeding) 4,640,000 km2
Severely fragmented? no -
Population
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
Population size unknown - - -
Population trend stable - suspected -
Generation length 3.9 years - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common (Baker 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 Presence Origin Resident Breeding visitor Non-breeding visitor Passage migrant
China (mainland) extant native
India extant native
Kazakhstan extant native yes
Kyrgyzstan extant native yes
Nepal extant native
Pakistan extant native
Tajikistan extant native yes
Turkmenistan extant native
Uzbekistan extant native

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Kazakhstan Big Almaty Gorge
Kazakhstan Almaty State Nature Reserve
Nepal Annapurna Conservation Area
Nepal Shey-Phoksundo National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Temperate major non-breeding
Shrubland Temperate major breeding
Altitude 2200 - 5000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Leptopoecile sophiae. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/white-browed-tit-warbler-leptopoecile-sophiae on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 25/02/2024.