Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii

Family: Parulidae (New World warblers)

Authority: (Baird, 1852)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
Since 1987, conservation action has successfully increased the population of this species. Numbers exceeded 500 singing males in 1994 following doubling of suitably aged habitat between 1987 and 1990. Numbers continue to increase, but its population remains small, hence its classification as Near Threatened. Should current trends continue, the species may be eligible for downlist in the near future.

Population size: 4500-5000

Population trend: Increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 278,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Setophaga kirtlandii. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/kirtlands-warbler-setophaga-kirtlandii on 03/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/06/2023.