Black-polled Yellowthroat Geothlypis speciosa

Family: Parulidae (New World warblers)

Authority: Sclater, 1859

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species is found in just five wetlands and occurs throughout a limited range. Habitat within the range is being degraded, primarily as a result of continuing drainage and water extraction from suitable marsh habitats. The species therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Geothlypis speciosa. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.