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Sennar Penduline-tit Anthoscopus punctifrons

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 -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,410,000 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 Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.6 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to locally abundant (Urban et al. 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 Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Burkina Faso Native Extant       Yes
Cameroon Native Extant       Yes
Chad Native Extant       Yes
Eritrea Native Extant       Yes
Mali Native Extant       Yes
Mauritania Native Extant       Yes
Niger Native Extant       Yes
Nigeria Native Extant       Yes
Senegal Native Extant       Yes
South Sudan Native Extant       Yes
Sudan Native Extant        

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Cameroon Waza National Park site factsheet
Chad Fada Archei site factsheet
Chad Ouadi Rimé - Ouadi Achim site factsheet
Eritrea Western Plain: Barka river site factsheet
Eritrea Western Plain: Gash - Setit site factsheet
Mali Boucle du Baoulé site factsheet
Mali Tombouctou site factsheet
Niger Makalondi district site factsheet
Senegal Ferlo North site factsheet
Senegal Ferlo South site factsheet
Senegal River Sénégal (Ntiagar to Richard-Toll) site factsheet
South Sudan Sudd (Bahr-el-Jebel system) site factsheet
Sudan Um Badr lake site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater Springs and Oases suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 0 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Anthoscopus punctifrons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2014.

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 Remizidae (Penduline-tits)
Species name author (Sundevall, 1850)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 2,410,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Projected distributions under climate change