Altamira Yellowthroat Geothlypis flavovelata

Family: Parulidae (New World warblers)

Authority: Ridgway, 1896

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small population because its freshwater marsh habitat is patchily distributed and limited in extent. Habitat loss and degradation are continuing, hence the population is presumed to be declining. It consequently qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 62,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Geothlypis flavovelata. Downloaded from on 15/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 15/08/2020.