Rufous-breasted Warbling-finch Poospiza rubecula

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Salvin, 1895

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i); D

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it has a very small population which is likely to be declining rapidly owing to continuing habitat degradation (Collar et al. 1992). All subpopulations are considered to be extremely small, fragmented and declining.

Population size: 150-700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 26,600 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Poospiza rubecula. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rufous-breasted-warbling-finch-poospiza-rubecula on 10/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 10/12/2023.