Hispaniolan Crossbill Loxia megaplaga

Family: Fringillidae (Finches and Hawaiian honeycreepers)

Authority: Riley, 1916

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small, fragmented and declining range. Although its numbers fluctuate naturally, its available habitat is decreasing as a result of logging, small-scale agriculture and uncontrolled fires. It therefore qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 1000-2300

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 31,800 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Loxia megaplaga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2021.