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Orange Bullfinch Pyrrhula aurantiaca

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 altitudinal migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 126,000
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) 4.8 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common or very common (Clement 1999).
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
India 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 Dachigam National Park site factsheet
India Great Himalayan National Park site factsheet
India Rupi Bhaba Wildlife Sanctuary site factsheet
Pakistan Ayubia National Park and Kao valley, Dunga Gali site factsheet
Pakistan Kargah Wildlife Sanctuary site factsheet
Pakistan Machiara National Park site factsheet
Pakistan Margalla Hills National Park site factsheet
Pakistan Naran Reserved Forest to Saif-ul-Maluk lake site factsheet
Pakistan Palas valley site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Temperate major resident
Altitude 2700 - 3900 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Pyrrhula aurantiaca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2014.

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 Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)
Species name author Gould, 1858
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 126,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species