Red-cockaded Woodpecker Leuconotopicus borealis

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Vieillot, 1809)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened because its moderately small population is precautionarily assumed to be in slow decline based on known threats and local trends. In parts of the range, the species was found to be recovering due to intense conservation action.

Population size: 19000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,630,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Nearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Leuconotopicus borealis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.