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Liocichla bugunorum Athreya, 2006 – Bugun Liocichla

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is extremely rare and very little is knonw about it being described only in 2006. It inhabits dense canopy forests of the hilly areas (elevating from 1,850m to 2,450m) of Arunachal Pradesh in India. It is also found in Bhutan and China (BirdLife International 2018).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population size ranging between 50 and 249 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to large scale human encroachments like road-building and wildfires. Currently, the population about his species is little known (BirdLife International 2018).

References:
BirdLife International 2018. Liocichla bugunorum (amended version of 2017 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22734628A125508034. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22734628A125508034.en. Accessed on 30 January 2020.


Aves > Passeriformes > Leiothrichidae > Liocichla


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. and A. Bayani. 2020. Liocichla bugunorum Athreya, 2006 – Bugun Liocichla. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1773/Liocichla-bugunorum
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