|Scientific Name:||Lanius nubicus|
|Species Authority:||Lichtenstein, 1823|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Butchart, S. & Symes, A.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S.|
This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). Despite the fact that the population trend appears to be decreasing, the decline is not believed to be sufficiently rapid to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is very large, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:Bahrain; Bulgaria; Central African Republic; Chad; Cyprus; Djibouti; Egypt; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Greece; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Mali; Mauritania; Montenegro; Nigeria; Oman; Palestinian Territory, Occupied; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Serbia (Serbia); South Sudan; Sudan; Syrian Arab Republic; Turkey; Turkmenistan; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
Vagrant:Algeria; Finland; Kenya; Libya; Spain; Sweden
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Population:||In Europe, the breeding population is estimated to number 35,000-100,000 breeding pairs, equating to 105,000-300,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004). Europe forms 50-74% of the global range, so a very preliminary estimate of the global population size is 142,000-600,000 individuals, although further validation of this estimate is needed.|
Trend Justification: This population is estimated to be declining following widespread declines late in the 20th century owing to an array of factors (Harris and Franklin 2000).
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Citation:||BirdLife International. 2012. Lanius nubicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T22705099A39387359.Downloaded on 30 August 2016.|
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