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Phylloscopus ibericus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AVES PASSERIFORMES SYLVIIDAE

Scientific Name: Phylloscopus ibericus
Species Authority: Ticehurst, 1937
Common Name(s):
English Iberian Chiffchaff
Synonym(s):
Phylloscopus brehmii brehmii BirdLife International (2004)
Taxonomic Notes: Phylloscopus collybita (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) has been split into P. collybita, P. canariensis, P. ibericus and P. sindianus following AERC TAC (2003) (see Sangster et al. 2002). P. sindianus now includes P. lorenzii previously treated as distinct by Sibley and Monroe (1993).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2012-05-01
Assessor(s): BirdLife International
Reviewer(s): Butchart, S. & Symes, A.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S.
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 appears to be stable, 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 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.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Algeria; Burkina Faso; France; Ghana; Gibraltar; Mali; Morocco; Portugal; Senegal; Spain; Tunisia
Vagrant:
Denmark; Netherlands; United Kingdom
Present - origin uncertain:
Gambia
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Population [top]

Population: In Europe (which covers >95% of the breeding range), the breeding population is estimated to be 360,000-530,000 breeding pairs, equating to 1,080,000-1,590,000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004).
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Phylloscopus ibericus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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