Puerto Rican Tanager Nesospingus speculiferus

Family: Nesospingidae (Puerto Rican Tanager)

Authority: (Lawrence, 1875)

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
The species is endemic to a small range in Puerto Rico. As a consequence of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, rates of habitat loss and population declines have increased sharply, and may accelerate further following future hurricanes. The species is therefore assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5,200 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nesospingus speculiferus. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.