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Hoary-throated Barwing Actinodura nipalensis

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 High
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 109,000
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 Decreasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.5 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be fairly common and widespread (Grimmett et al. 2000).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction and fragmentation.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Bhutan Native Extant       Yes
China (mainland) Native Extant       Yes
India Native Extant       Yes
Nepal Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
India Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary site factsheet
India Buxa Tiger Reserve (National Park) site factsheet
India Eaglenest and Sessa Sanctuaries site factsheet
India Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary - Himalayan Zoological Park - Ratey Chu Reserve Forest site factsheet
India Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary - Tsomgo - Tamze - Chola Complex site factsheet
India Lhonak Valley site factsheet
India Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary - Tendong Reserve Forest site factsheet
India Pakhui or Pakke Wildlife Sanctuary site factsheet
India Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary - Zuluk - Bedang Tso - Natula Complex site factsheet
India Shergaon, Mandla - Phudung and Kalaktang site factsheet
India Tso Lhamo Plateau - Lashar - Sebu La - Yumesamdong Complex site factsheet
India Yumthang - Shingba Rhododendron Wildlife Sanctuary site factsheet
India Zemithang - Nelya site factsheet
Nepal Annapurna Conservation Area site factsheet
Nepal Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve site factsheet
Nepal Kanchenjungha Conservation Area site factsheet
Nepal Langtang National Park site factsheet
Nepal Mai Valley forests site factsheet
Nepal Makalu Barun National Park site factsheet
Nepal Phulchoki Mountain forests site factsheet
Nepal Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park site factsheet
Nepal Tamur valley and watershed site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Forest Temperate suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Altitude 1400 - 3500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Actinodura nipalensis. 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 Timaliidae (Babblers and parrotbills)
Species name author (Hodgson, 1836)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 109,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species