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Great-billed Seed-finch Sporophila maximiliani



Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Cabanis, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species was uplisted from Near Threatened to Vulnerable in 2013 following evidence that it is declining rapidly, owing to intensive trapping and the loss and degradation of its habitats. If further evidence suggests that the decline is more rapid than currently thought, the species may qualify for uplisting again in the near future.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 6,350,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

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