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Florida Scrub-jay Aphelocoma coerulescens



Family: Corvidae (Crows and jays)

Authority: (Bosc, 1795)

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

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 71,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Nearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Aphelocoma coerulescens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/04/2017.