LC
Yellow-breasted Barbet Trachyphonus margaritatus



Taxonomy

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 -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 4,860,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value 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 - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 8.5 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be uncommon but widespread (del Hoyo et al. 2002).

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
Burkina Faso N Extant Yes
Cameroon N Extant Yes
Chad N Extant Yes
Djibouti N Extant Yes
Eritrea N Extant Yes
Ethiopia N Extant Yes
Mali N Extant Yes
Mauritania N Extant Yes
Niger N Extant Yes
Nigeria N Extant Yes
Somalia N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Djibouti Forêt de Day
Djibouti Mabla
Djibouti Kadda Guéïni - Doumêra
Djibouti Ali Sabieh - Assâmo
Djibouti Dôda
Eritrea Western Plain: Barka river
Eritrea Semenawi Bahri
Eritrea Central Plateau (Keren)
Eritrea Massawa coast
Eritrea Ghinda
Eritrea Asmara escarpment
Eritrea Gulf of Zula
Eritrea Western Plain: Gash - Setit
Eritrea Southern Plateau: Furrus
Eritrea Mareb escarpment
Eritrea Danakil lowlands
Mali Tombouctou
Mali Lac Faguibine
Mali Lac Télé
Mali Lac Horo
Mali Lac Fati
Mauritania Wad Initi
Niger Dallol Boboye
Niger Dilia de Lagané
Niger NNR Aïr - Ténéré
Nigeria Chad Basin National Park: Chingurmi - Duguma Sector
Nigeria Hadejia-Nguru wetlands
Sudan Jebel Marra
Chad Ouadi Rimé - Ouadi Achim
Chad Lake Chad

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Marine Coastal/Supratidal Coastal Sand Dunes suitable resident
Savanna Dry major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater Springs and Oases major resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) major resident
Altitude 0 - 1800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Trachyphonus margaritatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/02/2023.