Least Poorwill Siphonorhis brewsteri

Family: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)

Authority: (Chapman, 1917)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species is very poorly known, its population is believed to be moderately small and declining owing to habitat loss and degradation. Its small range is, however, not yet severely fragmented or restricted to few locations. For these reasons it has been classified as Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 35,900 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Siphonorhis brewsteri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.