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Bamboo Warbler Bradypterus alfredi

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 Near Threatened

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) 91,500 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) 3.5 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as rare and localised throughout its range (del Hoyo et al. 2006).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Native Extant Yes      
Ethiopia Native Extant Yes      
South Sudan Native Extant       Yes
Sudan Native Extant Yes      
Tanzania Native Extant Yes      
Uganda Native Extant Yes      
Zambia Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Lendu Plateau site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Upemba National Park site factsheet
Uganda Bugoma Central Forest Reserve site factsheet
Uganda Mount Elgon National Park site factsheet
Uganda Ruwenzori (Rwenzori) Mountains National Park site factsheet
Zambia Hillwood site factsheet
Zambia Jimbe Drainage site factsheet
Zambia Source of the Zambezi site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist major resident
Altitude 1200 - 2500 m Occasional altitudinal limits (min) 525 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Bradypterus alfredi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2014.

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 Sylviidae (Old World warblers)
Species name author Hartlaub, 1890
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 91,500 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Projected distributions under climate change