Fuerteventura Stonechat Saxicola dacotiae

Family: Muscicapidae (Chats and Old World flycatchers)

Authority: (Meade-Waldo, 1889)

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a moderately small population which approaches the threshold for classification as Vulnerable. It also has a very small range, which is in decline owing to ongoing habitat loss and degradation; however, its population is not severely fragmented, nor is it restricted to 10 locations or fewer. For these reasons it is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 8900-10000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Saxicola dacotiae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/04/2017.