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Bahama Nuthatch Sitta insularis
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Family: Sittidae (Nuthatches and Wallcreeper)

Authority: (Bond, 1931)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a very small population found on only one island, and the population size is likely declining as a result of habitat loss and invasive species.

Population size: 1200

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 80 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Sitta insularis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/06/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/06/2018.