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Striated Fieldwren Calamanthus fuliginosus

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
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 Low
Land mass type   Average mass 22.1 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 198,000
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Decreasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.3 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be erratic and occasionally locally quite common (Flegg and Madge 1995).
Trend justification: This population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat loss and degradation (del Hoyo et al. 2007).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Australia Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Australia Cape Portland site factsheet
Australia Coorong site factsheet
Australia Cradle Mountain site factsheet
Australia Discovery Bay to Piccaninnie Ponds site factsheet
Australia Lake Hawdon System site factsheet
Australia Melaleuca to Birchs Inlet site factsheet
Australia North-west Tasmanian Coast site factsheet
Australia Otway Range site factsheet
Australia Robbins Passage and Boullanger Bay site factsheet
Australia South-east Tasmania site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Forest Temperate suitable resident
Marine Coastal/Supratidal Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes suitable resident
Marine Coastal/Supratidal Coastal Freshwater Lakes suitable resident
Marine Intertidal Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) suitable resident
Shrubland Temperate major resident
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 0 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact

Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Climate change & severe weather Habitat shifting & alteration Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Whole (>90%) Unknown Unknown
Stresses
Indirect ecosystem effects, Ecosystem degradation

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Calamanthus fuliginosus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Acanthizidae (Thornbills and gerygones)
Species name author (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 198,000 km2
Country endemic? Yes
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species