Cobb's Wren Troglodytes cobbi
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Family: Troglodytidae (Wrens)

Authority: Chubb, 1909

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
Although this species is more widespread than previously believed, it is only found on predator-free islands, and its overall range is very small. It is classified as Vulnerable because it is highly susceptible to the impact of any potential invasion by rats. Further surveys and monitoring, combined with ongoing conservation efforts to secure its range, could result in a downlisting to Near Threatened.

Population size: 12000

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 29,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Troglodytes cobbi. Downloaded from on 19/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/10/2017.