Dark-throated Seedeater Sporophila ruficollis

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Cabanis, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened, as it is thought to be experiencing a moderately rapid population decline owing to the combined effects of habitat degradation and persecution for the cagebird trade.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,530,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Sporophila ruficollis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/dark-throated-seedeater-sporophila-ruficollis on 21/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/09/2023.