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Marsh Seedeater Sporophila palustris



Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: (Barrows, 1883)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Trapping pressure and habitat loss are rapidly reducing the very small population of this species, and breeding habitat (and therefore the population) is fragmented. It consequently qualifies as Endangered.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 294,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Sporophila palustris. 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.