Current view: Data table and detailed info
Arremon abeillei and A. nigriceps (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) were previously lumped as A. abeillei following SACC (2005 & updates); Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993); Stotz et al. (1996).
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red list criteria met and history
||not a migrant
|Land mass type
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to the likelihood of ongoing habitat destruction.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Arremon abeillei. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-capped-sparrow-arremon-abeillei on 01/06/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.