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Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus



Family: Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Authority: (Müller, 1776)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cde+3cde+4cde

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Justification of Red List category
This species has experienced a long term population decline which has been rapid during the past decade. For this reason it is currently classified as Vulnerable. More accurate survey data may warrant a re-evaluation of its status.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 11,700,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Euphagus carolinus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.