Black-spectacled Brush-finch Atlapetes melanopsis

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: Valqui & Fjeldså, 2002

Red List Category

Criteria: B1b(iii,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a small range, in which suitable habitat is lost and degraded at a low level. The population size is suspected to be very small, but any population declines are assumed to be low. The species is therefore evaluated as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 11,100 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Atlapetes melanopsis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-spectacled-brush-finch-atlapetes-melanopsis on 30/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/11/2023.