|Scientific Name:||Serinus striolatus|
|Species Authority:||(Rüppell, 1840)|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Serinus striolatus and S. whytii (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) have been lumped as S. striolatus following Dowsett and Forbes-Watson (1993) who include striolatus as a subspecies of S. whytii. The southern form whytii differs from other members of striolatus in its yellow throat, forehead and supercilium, wing-fringes and tail-fringes. However, the yellow coloration can only be scored once as a major difference, and other differences are not apparent.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|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). 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 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.
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Native:Burundi; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Rwanda; South Sudan; Sudan; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda
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|Population:||The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common or very common (Clement 1999).|
Trend Justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Citation:||BirdLife International. 2013. Serinus striolatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T22731359A50443224.Downloaded on 28 July 2016.|
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