is endemic to the highlands of Ethiopia
, and although it remains locally common and widespread, with the total population probably lying in the range 5,000-15,000 individuals (Brown et al.
1982; Callaghan and Green 1993; Scott and Rose 1996)
, it is thought to be declining as suitable breeding habitats are lost (M. Wondafrash in litt.
2007). Rights Holder
: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural ResourcesBibliographic Citation
: BirdLife International 2012. Cyanochen cyanoptera
. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org