Western Chat-tanager Calyptophilus tertius

Family: Calyptophilidae (Chat-tanagers)

Authority: Wetmore, 1929

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a small range, within which habitat is lost and degraded. The population is furthermore suffering from predation by introduced mammals and declining at a moderately rapid rate. The species is therefore evaluated as Vulnerable.

Population size: 6700-13300 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 15,100 km2

Country endemic: no

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Calyptophilus tertius. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/11/2023.