LC
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass 3 g
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 492,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Unknown not applicable -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Bahamas N Extant Yes
Cuba N Extant Yes
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
USA V Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) East Caicos and adjacent areas
Cuba Desembarco del Granma
Cuba Gran Piedra - Pico Mogote
Bahamas Southern Abaco
Bahamas Lucayan National Park
Bahamas Little Abaco
Bahamas Nine Tasks Blue Hole
Bahamas Driggs Hill to Mars Bay
Bahamas Stafford Creek to Andros Town
Bahamas Mangrove Cay
Cuba Guanahacabibes
Cuba Mil Cumbres
Cuba Sierra del Rosario
Cuba Cienaga de Lanier y Sur de la Isla de la Juventud
Cuba Ciénaga de Zapata
Cuba Las Picuas - Del Cristo Cay
Cuba Cayería Centro - Oriental de Villa Clara
Cuba Humedal Sur de Sancti Spiritus
Cuba Topes de Collantes
Cuba Alturas de Banao
Cuba Gran Humedal del Norte de Ciego de Ávila
Cuba Cayo Sabinal, Ballenatos y Manglares de la Bahía de Nuevitas
Cuba Río Máximo
Cuba Cayos Romano - Cruz - Megano Grande
Cuba Limones - Tuabaquey
Cuba Sierra del Chorrillo
Cuba Turquino - Bayamesa
Cuba Delta del Cauto
Cuba Gibara
Cuba La Mensura
Cuba Delta del Mayarí
Cuba Pico Cristal
Cuba Siboney - Juticí
Cuba Alejandro de Humboldt
Cuba Hatibonico - Baitiquirí - Imías
Bahamas Owenstown
Bahamas Red Bays

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 200 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Chlorostilbon ricordii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2022.