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White-throated Tit Aegithalos niveogularis

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/Near Threatened
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) 181,000
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 uncommon to locally common in India and rare and local in Nepal and Pakistan (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
India Native Extant Yes      
Nepal Native Extant Yes      
Pakistan Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
India Askot Wildlife Sanctuary and Goriganga Basin site factsheet
India Govind National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, Sandra, Kotinad and Singtur ranges (Tons forest division) site factsheet
India Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary and surrounding Reserve Forests site factsheet
India Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve site factsheet
India Rupi Bhaba Wildlife Sanctuary site factsheet
Nepal Annapurna Conservation Area site factsheet
Nepal Rara National Park site factsheet
Nepal Shey-Phoksundo National Park site factsheet
Pakistan Palas valley site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major resident
Altitude 2000 - 3700 m Occasional altitudinal limits 1800 - 3965 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Aegithalos niveogularis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2014.

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 Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits)
Species name author (Gould, 1855)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 181,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species