EN
Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis



Family: Tyrannidae (Tyrant-flycatchers)

Authority: Richmond, 1898

Red List Category

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

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species has declined rapidly for largely unknown reasons, and is extinct on two of the three island groups that it formerly occupied. It is classified as Endangered because it now has a very small and severely fragmented range and population, which continues to decline significantly.



Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 30,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Tyrannus cubensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.