Little Inca-finch Incaspiza watkinsi

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Chapman, 1925

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species is assessed as Vulnerable on the basis of its small population. Exact data on the population trend are lacking, but the species is suspected to undergo a slow decline due to habitat loss and degradation. If this is confirmed, or if the species is found to be declining more rapidly than suspected, if may qualify for a higher threat category.

Population size: 250-999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,300 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Incaspiza watkinsi. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.