Green-capped Tanager Tangara meyerdeschauenseei

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Schulenberg & Binford, 1985

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted from Vulnerable as a result of evidence that it occurs more widely and thus may have a larger population than previously thought. Recent evidence also suggests that the population is increasing in response to anthropogenic habitat modification. It qualifies as Near Threatened because its population is nevertheless thought to be very small. Further evidence regarding its population size and distribution may warrant downlisting of the species to Least Concern in the near future.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,700 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Tangara meyerdeschauenseei. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/green-capped-tanager-tangara-meyerdeschauenseei on 07/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/12/2023.