Overview

Distribution

Range

E Australia (c Queensland to w NSW and extreme nw Victoria).

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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2012

Assessor/s
BirdLife International

Reviewer/s
Butchart, S. & Symes, A.

Contributor/s

Justification
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). Despite the fact that the population trend appears to be decreasing, the decline is not believed to be sufficiently rapid to 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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Population

Population
The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be only locally common (Flegg and Madge 1995).

Population Trend
Decreasing
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Wikipedia

Spotted bowerbird

The spotted bowerbird (Chlamydera maculata) is a bowerbird widely distributed across inland Queensland and New South Wales.

Conservation status[edit]

Australia[edit]

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Spotted bowerbirds are not listed as threatened on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

State of Victoria, Australia[edit]

  • The spotted bowerbird is listed as threatened on the Victorian Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act (1988).[2] Under this Act, an Action Statement for the recovery and future management of this species has been prepared.[3]
  • On the 2007 advisory list of threatened vertebrate fauna in Victoria, the spotted bowerbird is listed as endangered.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chlamydera maculata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  3. ^ Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
  4. ^ Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment (2007). Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria - 2007. East Melbourne, Victoria: Department of Sustainability and Environment. p. 15. ISBN 978-1-74208-039-0. 
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