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Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis



Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii);D

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Justification of Red List category
Strong claims for this species's persistence in Arkansas and Florida (USA) have emerged since 2004 although the evidence remains highly controversial. It may also survive in south-eastern Cuba, but there have been no confirmed records since 1987 despite many searches. If extant, the global population is likely to be tiny, and for these reasons it is treated as Critically Endangered.



Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Campephilus principalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2017.