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Dark-grey Tit Parus rufonuchalis

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 Medium
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 531,000
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 Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be locally common, fairly common in Nepal and uncommon in north-western China (Harrap and Quinn 1996).
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
Afghanistan Native Extant       Yes
China (mainland) Native Extant       Yes
India Native Extant       Yes
Kazakhstan Native Extant Yes      
Kyrgyzstan Native Extant       Yes
Nepal Native Extant       Yes
Pakistan Native Extant       Yes
Tajikistan Native Extant Yes      
Turkmenistan Native Extant       Yes
Uzbekistan Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Afghanistan Pech and Waygal valleys site factsheet
Afghanistan Safed Koh site factsheet
Kazakhstan Aksu-Dzhabagly State Nature Reserve site factsheet
Nepal Annapurna Conservation Area site factsheet
Nepal Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve site factsheet
Nepal Rara National Park site factsheet
Nepal Shey-Phoksundo National Park site factsheet
Turkmenistan Koytendag site factsheet
Uzbekistan Dzhum-Dzhum site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Altitude 1200 - 4000 m Occasional altitudinal limits (min) 760 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Parus rufonuchalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/12/2014.

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 Paridae (Tits and chickadees)
Species name author Blyth, 1849
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 531,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species