Bahama Oriole Icterus northropi

Family: Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Authority: Allen, 1890

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species is listed as Critically Endangered because its extremely small population, which is believed to form a single subpopulation, is suspected to be in decline owing to the effects of introduced species, as well as infrastructural and agricultural development.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Bahamas National Trust

Population size: 93-180

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Icterus northropi. Downloaded from on 06/03/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/03/2021.