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Black-polled Yellowthroat Geothlypis speciosa



Family: Parulidae (New World warblers)

Authority: Sclater, 1859

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Endangered owing to its very small and declining range in only four known areas. This decline is primarily the result of continuing drainage and water extraction from suitable marsh habitats.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Geothlypis speciosa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2018.