Red List of South African Species

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Least Concern (LC)


This species is assessed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a threatened category.


The Barbet Percher is widespread in tropical sub-Saharan Africa except in rainforest areas.

Population trend


The population size is unknown.


Drainage and destruction of swampy habitats is the primary threat.

Uses and trade

This species is not used.


There is no information on conservation actions in place for this species.

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