Red List Category
for more information about the Red List categories and criteria
Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Endangered because it has been found to occupy a larger range than previously thought; however, its range remains very small, severely fragmented and in on-going decline owing to habitat loss and degradation. caused primarily by beachfront development. Its habitat remains imminently threatened by more tourist developments. A review of this species's taxonomy is expected in the near future.
BirdLife Species Champion:
Dr Urs-Peter Stäuble and British Birdwatching Fair
BirdLife Species Guardian:
1000-2499 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome