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Sylvia conspicillata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AVES PASSERIFORMES SYLVIIDAE

Scientific Name: Sylvia conspicillata
Species Authority: Temminck, 1820
Common Name(s):
English Spectacled Warbler
French Fauvette à lunettes

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2014-07-24
Assessor(s): BirdLife International
Reviewer(s): Butchart, S.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Butchart, S., Ekstrom, J. & Symes, A.
Justification:
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). The population trend is not known, but the population is not believed to be decreasing sufficiently rapidly to approach the thresholds under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is extremely 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.
History:
2012 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Algeria; Cape Verde; Cyprus; Egypt; France; Gibraltar; Israel; Italy; Jordan; Lebanon; Libya; Malta; Mauritania; Morocco; Palestinian Territory, Occupied; Portugal; Senegal; Spain (Canary Is.); Switzerland; Syrian Arab Republic; Tunisia; Turkey; Western Sahara
Vagrant:
Croatia; Ethiopia; Gambia; Germany; Greece; Netherlands; Niger; Saudi Arabia; United Kingdom
Present - origin uncertain:
Iraq
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Population [top]

Population: In Europe, the breeding population is estimated to number 180,000-440,000 breeding pairs, equating to 540,000-1,320,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004). Europe forms 25-49% of the global range, so a very preliminary estimate of the global population
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater; Marine

Citation: BirdLife International 2014. Sylvia conspicillata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 December 2014.
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