Atlantic Royal Flycatcher Onychorhynchus swainsoni

Family: Tityridae (Tityras and allies)

Authority: (Pelzeln, 1858)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category
The species has recently been discovered at a number of new locations, however the population is estimated at 600-1,700 mature individuals and declining rapidly. It consequently qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 600-1700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 288,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Onychorhynchus swainsoni. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.