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Archived 2010-2011 topics: Nilgiri Pipit (Anthus nilghiriensis): uplist to Vulnerable?

Nilgiri Pipit Anthus nilghiriensis is currently listed as Near Threatened on the basis that although it has a moderately small range, there was insufficient information on potential threats and thus little evidence available to suspect a decline. The species, however, has been the subject of a recent PhD thesis, which has provided more detail on the threats that it faces, and it is proposed that this species be uplisted to Vulnerable. Continue reading

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