Taita Thrush— CR
Population Estimate: fewer than 1ooo
Range: 3 sq. kilometers in Kenya
Primary Threats: Habitat destruction (to plant non-native trees for timber), 90:10 male to female population.
Why they’re awesome:
- It’s only a matter of time before they become extinct.
- They’ve survived on decreasing land area for decades, listed as CR the whole time.
- They feed on insects on the ground and spend a considerable time there.