Bahama Nuthatch Sitta insularis

Family: Sittidae (Nuthatches and Wallcreeper)

Authority: (Bond, 1931)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2a; B1ab(iii,v); C2a(i,ii); D

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to one island and has undergone a severe population decline in recent decades as a result of forest loss, invasive species and a hurricane in 2016. The remaining population is extremely small and continuing to decline. For these reasons, the species is listed as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 80 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Sitta insularis. Downloaded from on 10/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 10/08/2020.