Bendire's Thrasher Toxostoma bendirei

Family: Mimidae (Mockingbirds and thrashers)

Authority: (Coues, 1873)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce+3ce+4ce

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it is suspected to be undergoing a rapid decline. However, recent trends are poorly documented, and further information may warrant a revision of its status. Putative threats are poorly understood, but the species may be negatively impacted by habitat destruction and degradation resulting from agricultural expansion and development, as well as climate change.

Population size: 83000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,070,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Nearctic
Land-mass type - continent
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Toxostoma bendirei. Downloaded from on 11/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 11/08/2022.