Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: Vigors, 1827

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species was formerly widespread in Cuba. As a consequence of the loss and degradation of its habitat, mainly through the destruction of palm trees, the species is declining rapidly. The population is now very small and restricted to very small and scattered subpopulations. The species therefore qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 600-800

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 105,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Colaptes fernandinae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/fernandinas-flicker-colaptes-fernandinae on 01/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.