Cuban Bullfinch Melopyrrha nigra

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because it is thought to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline due to habitat loss and fragmentation as well as capture for the cagebird trade.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 223,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Melopyrrha nigra. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/cuban-bullfinch-melopyrrha-nigra on 07/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/06/2023.