Plain-tailed Warbling-finch Microspingus alticola

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: (Salvin, 1895)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species probably has a very small population. Remaining habitat is declining, and all severely fragmented subpopulations are considered to be very small (Collar et al. 1992). As a result, the species is listed as Endangered.

Population size: 600-1700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 32,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Microspingus alticola. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/plain-tailed-warbling-finch-microspingus-alticola on 01/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/12/2023.