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This discussion was first published as part of the 2020 Red List update. At the time, a decision regarding the status of this species was pended and the post remained open. Following experts’ comments on the status review, the topic … Continue reading
BirdLife International factsheet for Gola Malimbe. This discussion was first published as part of the 2020 Red List update. At the time a decision regarding its status was pended, but to enable potential reassessment of this species as part of … Continue reading
Archived 2020 topic: Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx mechowi) is being split: assessment of newly recognised taxa.
Birdlife International factsheet for Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo. Following a taxonomic reassessment, Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (Cercococcyx mechowi) has been split into Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo (C. mechowi), and Whistling Long-tailed Cuckoo (C. lemaireae) (see Boesman and Collar, 2019). The newly-split Dusky Long-tailed … Continue reading
Archived 2020 topic: Yellow-spotted Barbet (Buccanodon duchaillui) is being split: assessment of newly recognised taxa.
Birdlife International factsheet for Yellow-spotted Barbet. Following a taxonomic reassessment, Yellow-spotted Barbet (Buccanodon duchaillui) has been split into Eastern Yellow-spotted Barbet (B. duchaillui), and Western Yellow-spotted Barbet (B. dowsetti) (see Boesman and Collar, 2019). The newly-split Eastern Yellow-spotted Barbet has … Continue reading
Birdlife International factsheet for Yellow-bearded Greenbul Yellow-bearded Greenbul is found in Africa, in a range that encompasses Guinea, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana (BirdLife International, 2020). It inhabits the midstorey of lowland primary forest, and can also be found in … Continue reading
BirdLife species factsheet for Senegal Parrot: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/senegal-parrot-poicephalus-senegalus Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus) is found in the savanna woodland belt of West Africa from Senegal across to northern Cameroon, southern Chad and Central African Republic. While it may occur in a variety … Continue reading
Archived 2018 topic: Black-headed Rufous-warbler (Bathmocercus cerviniventris): request for information.
Currently listed as Near Threatened, the Black-headed Rufous-warbler (Bathmocercus cerviniventris) is endemic to the Upper Guinea forest of West Africa (see BirdLife International 2018), where the species is predominantly threatened by habitat destruction and degradation. The species is listed as … Continue reading
BirdLife species factsheet for Sierra Leone Prinia: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sierra-leone-prinia-schistolais-leontica Sierra Leone Prinia, Schistolais leontica (formerly White-eyed Prinia, Prinia leontica) is currently listed as Vulnerable under criteria B1ab(i,ii,iii,v); C2a(i) on the basis that it has a small and localised distribution which … Continue reading