Pampas Meadowlark Leistes defilippii

Family: Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Authority: (Bonaparte, 1850)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
This species's population size is thought to be declining rapidly as a result of landscape conversion for agriculture. The species is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 4000-6000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 127,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Leistes defilippii. Downloaded from on 06/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/10/2022.