Cone-billed Tanager Conothraupis mesoleuca

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: (Berlioz, 1939)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is threatened by a hydroelectricity project, which is projected to cause a reduction of over 50% of the total population within three generations. For this reason the species is treated as Endangered.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 347,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Conothraupis mesoleuca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022.