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Aleutian Tern (Onychoprion aleuticus, formerly Sterna aleutica): uplist to Vulnerable or Endangered?

This discussion was first published as part of the 2014 Red List update, but remains open for comment to enable reassessment in 2015. Current species factsheet for Aleutian Tern: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/speciesfactsheet.php?id=3285 Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus is currently listed as Least Concern … Continue reading

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Great-billed Seed-finch (Sporophila maximiliani): uplist from Vulnerable to Endangered?

BirdLife species factsheet for Great-billed Seed-finch Great-billed Seed-finch is found on the Pacific slope of south America in southern and eastern Brazil and along the northernmost coast of Brazil into French Guiana north to eastern Venezuela. It is found in … Continue reading

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Mrs Moreau’s Warbler/Winifred’s Warbler (Scepomycter winifredae): request for information

BirdLife species factsheet for Mrs Moreau’s Warbler/Winifred’s Warbler: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/factsheet/22714578 This species is found in mountain forests in eastern Tanzania. In the Uluguru and Ukaguru Mountains, it is widespread within a very narrow altitudinal belt (Evans and Anderson 1993, Svendsen and Hansen … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Scarlet-breasted Lorikeet Trichoglossus forsteni: uplist from Near Threatened to Vulnerable?

Following the split of Scarlet-breasted Lorikeet (BirdLife species factsheet) from Rainbow Lorikeet (Collar et al. 2014) the species was assessed as Near Threatened on the basis that the population was thought to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline owing to … Continue reading

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Archived 2014 discussion: List newly-described Rinjani Scops-owl (Otus jolandae) as Vulnerable or Near Threatened?

The initial deadline for comments on this topic is 28 April 2014, and therefore later than for most other topics currently under discussion. This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy … Continue reading

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Archived 2014 discussion: Gough Moorhen (Gallinula nesiotis) is being split: list G. nesiotis as Extinct and G. comeri as Vulnerable?

The initial deadline for comments on this topic is 28 April 2014, and therefore later than for most other topics currently under discussion. This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy … Continue reading

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