Iberian Green Woodpecker Picus sharpei

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Saunders, 1872)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abc+3bc+4abc

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Justification of Red List category
This recently-split species is undergoing moderately rapid declines in Spain, which holds the vast majority of the population. It has therefore been uplisted to Near Threatened as it almost meets the requirements for listing as threatened under criteria A2abc+3bc+4abc.

Population size: 492000-941000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 729,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Picus sharpei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.