Santa Marta Wren Troglodytes monticola

Family: Troglodytidae (Wrens)

Authority: Bangs, 1899

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Critically Endangered because it is suspected that it will undergo an extremely rapid decline over the next three generations. It is thought to have experienced a very rapid decline over the last three generations, as its habitats continue to be extensively cleared and heavily degraded in its very small range, in which it is known from only one location.

Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Troglodytes monticola. Downloaded from on 12/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 12/11/2018.