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 is thought to be rapid and ongoing. 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

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,300,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Euphagus carolinus. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.