Lesser Elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis


Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486. 2022. GBIF Occurrence Download (22 August 2022): Elaenia chiriquensis. Available at:

Hilty, S. L. 2003. Birds of Venezuela. A&C Black, London.

Hosner, P., Christie, D. A., de Juana, E., Kirwan, G. M. 2020. Lesser Elaenia (Elaenia chiriquensis), version 1.0. Ithaca, NY, USA. Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Available at:

IUCN. 2022. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2022-2. Available at: (Accessed: 08 December 2022).

Partners in Flight. 2022. Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2022. Available at:

Pichorim, M., da Silva, M., França, B.R.A., de Oliveira-Júnior, T.M. & Rodrigues, M.C. 2014. A Cerrado bird community in the northernmost portion of northeastern Brazil - recommendations for conservation. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 22(4): 345–360.

Ridgely, R.S. 2002. Unpublished data.

Schulenberg, T. S.; Stotz, D. F.; Lane, D. F.; O'Neill, J. P.; Parker III, T. A. 2010. Birds of Peru. 2nd edition. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, USA.

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BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Elaenia chiriquensis. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.