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Saffron-cowled Blackbird Xanthopsar flavus



Family: Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cde+3cde;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small, fragmented and rapidly declining population owing to a plethora of direct and indirect threats (Collar et al. 1992). It is consequently listed as Vulnerable.



Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 844,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Xanthopsar flavus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.