Vampire Ground-finch Geospiza septentrionalis

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Rothschild & Hartert, 1899

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very restricted range, and is suspected to have a very small population size. The most severe potential threat is the introduction of the parasitic fly Philornis downsi and avian pox. The species is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 39 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Geospiza septentrionalis. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.