Bay-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus rufigularis

Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Authority: Hartlaub, 1852

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Endangered because it is only recorded in two small areas, where there is ongoing habitat loss and hunting. The population is thought to be very small and declining. Conservation action is urgently required to effectively protect known locations and locate additional populations.

Population size: 300-2900 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 15,900 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Coccyzus rufigularis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/bay-breasted-cuckoo-coccyzus-rufigularis on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.