Saint Lucia Oriole Icterus laudabilis

Family: Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Authority: Sclater, 1871

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a single island. Its population is small and facing a number of threats, including brood parasitism and habitat degradation. Observations are becoming increasingly scarce. The species is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 1000-2499 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 620 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Icterus laudabilis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/saint-lucia-oriole-icterus-laudabilis on 07/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/12/2023.