|Scientific Name:||Corvus ruficollis Lesson, 1831|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Cramp, S. and Simmons, K.E.L. (eds). 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Butchart, S. & Symes, A.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Butchart, S., Ekstrom, J., Wheatley, H.|
This species has an extremely 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). The population trend appears to be increasing, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to 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:Afghanistan; Algeria; Burkina Faso; Cape Verde; Chad; Djibouti; Egypt; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Kuwait; Libya; Mali; Mauritania; Morocco; Niger; Nigeria; Oman; Pakistan; Palestinian Territory, Occupied; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Somalia; South Sudan; Sudan; Syrian Arab Republic; Tajikistan; Tunisia; Turkmenistan; United Arab Emirates; Uzbekistan; Western Sahara; Yemen
Vagrant:Bahrain; Gambia; Turkey
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Population:||The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common and locally abundant (Madge and Burn 1993).|
Trend Justification: The population is estimated to be increasing following increases owing to urban development (Madge and Burn 1993).
|Current Population Trend:||Increasing|
|Amended reason:||Map edited: Deleted Horn of Africa and shaded W Eritrea, S Syria and C & E Iraq. EOO updated.|
|Citation:||BirdLife International. 2017. Corvus ruficollis (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22706064A118783085.Downloaded on 25 February 2018.|
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