LC
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus



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 Low
Land mass type Average mass 6 g
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 252,000 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
Anguilla (to UK) N Extant Yes
Antigua and Barbuda N Extant Yes
Barbados N Extant Yes
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
Curaçao (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
Dominica N Extant Yes
Grenada N Extant Yes
Guadeloupe (to France) N Extant Yes
Martinique (to France) N Extant Yes
Montserrat (to UK) N Extant Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) N Extant Yes
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
St Barthelemy (to France) N Extant
St Kitts and Nevis N Extant Yes
St Lucia N Extant Yes
St Martin (to France) N Extant Yes
St Vincent and the Grenadines N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Montserrat (to UK) Centre Hills
Montserrat (to UK) Northern Forested Ghauts
Montserrat (to UK) South Soufriere Hills
Anguilla (to UK) East End Pond
Virgin Islands (to UK) Anegada: Western salt ponds and coastal areas
Virgin Islands (to UK) Great Tobago
Virgin Islands (to UK) Green Cay
St Lucia Castries and Dennery Waterworks Reserve and Marquis
Grenada Grand Etang
Grenada Perseverance
Martinique (to France) Presqu'île de la Caravelle
Martinique (to France) Pitons du Carbet
Martinique (to France) Grand Macabou
Martinique (to France) Mangrove de Fort de France
Martinique (to France) Massif forestier entre Le Diamant et les Trois-Îlets
Martinique (to France) Forêts du Nord et de la Montagne Pelée
Guadeloupe (to France) Forestry massif of Basse-Terre island
Guadeloupe (to France) Pointe des Châteaux
Guadeloupe (to France) îlets de la Petite-Terre
Guadeloupe (to France) Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin's eastern coastline
St Martin (to France) Tintamarre
St Martin (to France) Pic Paradis
Antigua and Barbuda Wallings Forest
Antigua and Barbuda Valley Church Bay
Antigua and Barbuda Christian Valley
Antigua and Barbuda Potworks Dam
Antigua and Barbuda Bethesda Dam
Antigua and Barbuda Hanson's Bay – Flashes
Puerto Rico (to USA) Culebra
Puerto Rico (to USA) Vieques
Puerto Rico (to USA) Humacao
Puerto Rico (to USA) Karso del Norte
St Kitts and Nevis St. Kitts Central Forest Reserve
Dominica L'llet
Dominica Morne Diablotin National Park
Dominica Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Virgin Islands (to USA) Virgin Islands National Park
Virgin Islands (to USA) John Brewer's Bay
Virgin Islands (to USA) Perseverance Bay Lagoons
Puerto Rico (to USA) Caño Tiburones
Puerto Rico (to USA) Ceiba and Naguabo
Puerto Rico (to USA) Cienaga Las Cucharillas
Puerto Rico (to USA) Karso del Sur
Puerto Rico (to USA) Salinas de Punta Cucharas
Puerto Rico (to USA) Este Central
Puerto Rico (to USA) Jobos Bay
Puerto Rico (to USA) El Yunque
St Lucia Mandelé Protected Landscape
Virgin Islands (to USA) Great Pond
Virgin Islands (to USA) Magens Bay
Virgin Islands (to USA) Southgate and Green Cay
Anguilla (to UK) Cove Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Long Salt Pond
Grenada Mount Saint Catherine
Anguilla (to UK) Grey Pond
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Little Bay, Sint Maarten
Virgin Islands (to USA) Mangrove Lagoon
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) The Quill, Sint Eustatius
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Fresh Pond, Sint Maarten
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Boven, Sint Eustatius
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Saba
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Fort Amsterdam, Sint Maarten
Antigua and Barbuda Codrington Lagoon and the Creek
Antigua and Barbuda Fitches Creek Bay
Grenada Woodford
St Vincent and the Grenadines Mustique Island
St Vincent and the Grenadines Richmond Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Cumberland Forest Reserve
St Martin (to France) Grand Etang
St Vincent and the Grenadines Dalaway (Buccament) Watershed
St Vincent and the Grenadines Campden Park Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Botanic Gardens Natural Landmark
St Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines King's Hill Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Colonarie Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Mount Pleasant Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufrière National Park
St Vincent and the Grenadines Ashton Wetland
Barbados Bayfield Pond
Barbados Chancery Lane Swamp
Barbados East Point Pond
Barbados Graeme Hall Swamp
Barbados St Lucy Shooting Swamps
Barbados St Philip Shooting Swamps
Anguilla (to UK) Cauls Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Forest Bay Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Merrywing Pond System
Anguilla (to UK) Mimi Bay

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest major resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Eulampis holosericeus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2022.