Hispaniolan Crossbill Loxia megaplaga
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Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: Riley, 1916

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small, fragmented and declining range. Although its numbers fluctuate naturally, its available habitat is decreasing as a result of logging, small-scale agriculture and uncontrolled fires. It therefore qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 400-2300

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,500 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Loxia megaplaga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018.