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Grey-green Bush-shrike Telophorus bocagei

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 27 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 785,000 medium
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) 4.4 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as rare to not uncommon (Harris and Franklin 2000).
Trend justification: This population is estimated to be in decline following its apparent disappearance from Rwanda and Kenya (Harris and Franklin 2000).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Angola Native Extant       Yes
Cameroon Native Extant       Yes
Central African Republic Native Extant       Yes
Congo Native Extant       Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Native Extant       Yes
Equatorial Guinea Native Extant       Yes
Gabon Native Extant       Yes
Kenya Native Extant       Yes
Rwanda Native Extinct Yes      
Uganda Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Angola Camabatela site factsheet
Cameroon Bakossi mountains site factsheet
Cameroon Mbam Djerem National Park site factsheet
Cameroon Mont Manengouba site factsheet
Cameroon Mount Cameroon and Mokoko-Onge site factsheet
Cameroon Mount Kupe site factsheet
Cameroon Mount Rata and Rumpi Hills Forest Reserve site factsheet
Cameroon Santchou Faunal Reserve site factsheet
Central African Republic Dzanga-Ndoki National Park site factsheet
Central African Republic Ngotto site factsheet
Congo Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park complex site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Bombo-Lumene Game Reserve site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Forests west of Lake Edward site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Itombwe Mountains site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Maiko National Park site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Okapi Faunal Reserve site factsheet
Equatorial Guinea Monte Alen National Park site factsheet
Gabon Ipassa Strict Nature Reserve site factsheet
Gabon Léconi grasslands site factsheet
Kenya Kakamega forest site factsheet
Kenya North Nandi forest site factsheet
Kenya South Nandi forest site factsheet
Uganda Bugoma Central Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable National Park site factsheet
Uganda Kibale National Park site factsheet
Uganda Mabira Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake George site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist major resident
Altitude 0 - 2200 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Telophorus bocagei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/08/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/08/2014.

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 Malaconotidae (Helmetshrikes, bushshrikes and puffbacks)
Species name author (Reichenow, 1894)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 785,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Projected distributions under climate change