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 Lybius minor

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2014 Not Recognised
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 46.7 g

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Angola Native Extant       Yes
Burundi Native Extant       Yes
Congo Native Extant       Yes
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Native Extant       Yes
Gabon Native Extant       Yes
Malawi Native Extant       Yes
Tanzania Native Extant       Yes
Zambia Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Angola Calandula (Quedas de Calandula) site factsheet
Angola Luachimo River (Chitato) site factsheet
Angola Luando Strict Nature Reserve site factsheet
Angola Luia site factsheet
Angola Maiombe site factsheet
Angola Mombolo (Missão da Namba) site factsheet
Angola Mount Moco site factsheet
Burundi Ruvubu National Park site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Bombo-Lumene Game Reserve site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Kundelungu National Park site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Marungu highlands site factsheet
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Upemba National Park site factsheet
Malawi Nyika National Park (Malawi) site factsheet
Tanzania Loazi-Kalambo Forest Reserves and surrounding area site factsheet
Tanzania Umalila Mountains site factsheet
Zambia Bangweulu Swamps site factsheet
Zambia Chisamba site factsheet
Zambia Hillwood site factsheet
Zambia Imanda site factsheet
Zambia Jimbe Drainage site factsheet
Zambia Kafue National Park site factsheet
Zambia Kalungwishi site factsheet
Zambia Kasanka National Park site factsheet
Zambia Lavushi Manda National Park site factsheet
Zambia Lusenga Plain National Park site factsheet
Zambia Mbulo Forest site factsheet
Zambia Minyanya Plain site factsheet
Zambia Mutinondo Wilderness site factsheet
Zambia North Swaka site factsheet
Zambia Shiwa Ng'andu site factsheet
Zambia South Luangwa National Park site factsheet
Zambia Uningi Pans site factsheet
Zambia West Lunga National Park and Lukwakwa Game Management Area site factsheet

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Lybius minor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/07/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/07/2014.

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 Not Recognised
Family Lybiidae (African barbets)
Species name author (Cuvier, 1816)
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Projected distributions under climate change