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Sao Francisco Sparrow Arremon franciscanus



Family: Passerellidae ()

Authority: Raposo, 1997

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is thought to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline, owing to the loss and degradation of caatinga habitats, thus, although its range is larger than previously estimated, it remains listed as Near Threatened.



Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 75,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Arremon franciscanus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.