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Nashville Warbler Leiothlypis ruficapilla



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Leiothlypis ruficapilla (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Vermivora following AOU (1998 & supplements); Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993); Stotz et al. (1996).

 

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2021 Least Concern
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 full migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 8,020,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 6,710,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 40000000 poor estimated 2019
Population trend Stable estimated -
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 - - -

Population justification: The global population is estimated to number 40 million mature individuals (Partners in Flight 2019).

Trend justification: The population has been fluctuating between 1970 and 2017 (Pardieck et al. 2018; Partners in Flight 2019); it is here tentatively assessed as overall stable.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Aruba (to Netherlands) V Extant Yes
Bahamas N Extant Yes
Belize V Extant Yes
Canada N Extant Yes Yes
Cayman Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Colombia V Extant Yes
Costa Rica V Extant Yes
Cuba V Extant Yes
Dominican Republic V Extant Yes
El Salvador N Extant Yes
Greenland (to Denmark) V Extant
Guadeloupe (to France) V Extant Yes
Guatemala N Extant Yes
Haiti V Extant Yes
Honduras V Extant Yes
Jamaica V Extant Yes
Mexico N Extant Yes Yes
Panama V Extant Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) V Extant Yes
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) V Extant
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) V Extant Yes
United States Minor Outlying Islands (to USA) V Extant Yes
USA N Extant Yes Yes Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Bahamas Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major breeding
Forest Temperate major breeding
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets/display animals, horticulture - - International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Leiothlypis ruficapilla. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2022.