Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa gloriosissima

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Chapman, 1912

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
After 40 years without any records this species has been rediscovered, with records from several new locations. It has a very small known range, within which habitat loss is continuing, and is therefore listed as Endangered, but if it is found to be more widespread and proves to be tolerant of some habitat degradation it is likely to become eligible for downlisting.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Diglossa gloriosissima. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/07/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/07/2019.