White-naped Yuhina Yuhina bakeri


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.

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

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2018 Least Concern
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 high
Land-mass type Average mass -

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 473,000
Severely fragmented? no -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
Number of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend decreasing suspected -
Generation length (years) 5.7 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common (MacKinnon and Phillipps 2000).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction and fragmentation.

Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Presence Origin Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Bangladesh extant native
Bhutan extant native
China (mainland) extant native
India extant native
Myanmar extant native
Nepal extant native

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
India Dichu Reserve Forest
India Koloriang - Sarli - Damin area
India Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary
India Mouling National Park
India Nacho - Limeking - Taksing - Majha
India Pakhui or Pakke Wildlife Sanctuary
India Taley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
India Zemithang - Nelya
India Norpuh Reserve Forests
India Riat Khwan - Umiam Lake
India Upper Shillong
India Dzuku Valley
India Blue Mountain (Phawngpui) National Park
India Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary
India Murlen National Park
India Khonoma Nature Conservation and Tragopan Sanctuary
India Mount Paona
India Mount Zanibu
India Mount Ziphu
India Pfutsero-Chizami
India Puliebadze-Dzukou-Zapfu
India Dombang Valley - Lachung - Lema - Tsungthang
India Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary - Himalayan Zoological Park - Ratey Chu Reserve Forest
India Lowland forests of South Sikkim (Melli-Baguwa-Kitam, Jorethang-Namchi, Sombarey)
India Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary - Tendong Reserve Forest
India Buxa Tiger Reserve (National Park)
Nepal Makalu Barun National Park
India Barail Wildlife Sanctuary
India Sessa Orchid Sanctuary
India Mandla Phudung
India Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary and Reserve Forest
India Shergaon - Tenzinggang - Kalaktang
India Namdapha National Park
India Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary
India Barail Range forests
China (mainland) Lhakhang
China (mainland) Zayü
China (mainland) Yarlung Zangbo Daxiagu Nature Reserve
India Khangchendzonga National Park and Biosphere Reserve

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 300 - 2200 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets/display animals, horticulture - - international non-trivial recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Yuhina bakeri. Downloaded from on 29/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/09/2023.