LC
Green-backed Sparrow Arremonops chloronotus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
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.

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

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2018 Least Concern
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 27.399999618530273 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 395,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
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 - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -

Population justification: Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 50,000-499,999 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to the likelihood of ongoing habitat destruction.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Belize N Extant Yes
Guatemala N Extant Yes
Honduras N Extant Yes
Mexico N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Belize Belize Coastal and near shore islands
Belize Crooked Tree and associated wetlands
Belize Maya Mountains and southern reserves
Belize Northeastern Belize
Belize Rio Bravo CMA Gallon Jug Estate
Guatemala Chiquibul
Guatemala Guatemalan Caribbean Slope
Guatemala Lachuá - Ik'bolay
Guatemala Maya - Lacandón
Guatemala Rio La Pasion
Guatemala Sacranix
Honduras Valle de Agalta
Honduras Valle de Aguán
Mexico Calakmul
Mexico Corredor Calakmul-Sian Ka'an
Mexico Corredor Central Vallarta-Punta Laguna
Mexico El Ocote
Mexico Lagoon of Términos
Mexico Los Petenes
Mexico Montes Azules
Mexico Ría Lagartos
Mexico Sian Ka'an
Mexico Sierra Anover
Mexico Sierra Chixtontic-Sierra Canjá
Mexico Sierra de Ticúl-Punto Put
Mexico Sur de Quintana Roo
Mexico Uyumil Ce'h
Mexico Yum-balam

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 900 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Arremonops chloronotus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/08/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/08/2019.