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Black-legged Dacnis Dacnis nigripes



Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Pelzeln, 1856

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it has a moderately small, fragmented population. However, it may be more common than previously thought owing to its close resemblance to Blue Dacnis Dacnis cayana.



Population size: 6700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 245,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Dacnis nigripes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.