Santa Marta Bush-tyrant Myiotheretes pernix

Family: Tyrannidae (Tyrant-flycatchers)

Authority: (Bangs, 1899)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range and is currently known from just one location (although there are likely to be others). Its habitat is declining, and concomitant declines in range and population are suspected. It thus qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 600-1700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Myiotheretes pernix. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/santa-marta-bush-tyrant-myiotheretes-pernix on 08/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 08/12/2023.