Florida Scrub-jay Aphelocoma coerulescens

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Red List Category

Criteria: A2cde+3cde+4cde;B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v);C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small and fragmented population and range, which continues to decline as a result of urban development and habitat loss and degradation, largely as a result of fire suppression.

Population size: 4000-6000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 6,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Nearctic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Aphelocoma coerulescens. Downloaded from on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2016.