Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis

Family: Tyrannidae (Tyrant-flycatchers)

Authority: Richmond, 1898

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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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 population, which continues to decline significantly.

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 105,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Tyrannus cubensis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/giant-kingbird-tyrannus-cubensis on 22/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 22/02/2024.