Blue Finch Porphyrospiza caerulescens

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: (Wied, 1830)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened, as it has become rare and local in many formerly occupied areas, and is likely to be declining moderately rapidly owing to the conversion of its cerrado habitats for agriculture.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,440,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Porphyrospiza caerulescens. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/blue-finch-porphyrospiza-caerulescens on 27/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/09/2023.