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Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus



Taxonomy

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.
SACC. 2005 and updates. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2018 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 not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type Average mass 103.2760009765625 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,090,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
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 - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.3 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Anguilla (to UK) N Extant Yes
Antigua and Barbuda N Extant Yes
Bahamas N Extant Yes
Barbados N Extinct
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
Dominica N Extant Yes
Dominican Republic N Extant Yes
Guadeloupe (to France) N Extant Yes
Jamaica V Extant Yes
Martinique (to France) N Extant Yes
Montserrat (to UK) N Extant Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) N Extant Yes
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
St Barthelemy (to France) N Extant
St Kitts and Nevis N Extant Yes
St Lucia N Extant Yes
St Martin (to France) N Extant Yes
St Vincent and the Grenadines N Extant Yes
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant
Virgin Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Anguilla (to UK) Cauls Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Forest Bay Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Grey Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Katouche Bay Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Katouche Canyon
Anguilla (to UK) Long Bay Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Mimi Bay
Anguilla (to UK) Road Salt Pond
Anguilla (to UK) Scrub Island
Antigua and Barbuda Christian Valley
Antigua and Barbuda Wallings Forest
Bahamas Sandy Point
Bahamas Southern Great Lake
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Boven, Sint Eustatius
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Dos Pos, Bonaire
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Saba
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) The Quill, Sint Eustatius
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Washikemba - Fontein - Onima, Bonaire
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Washington-Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire
Dominica Morne Diablotin National Park
Dominica Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Dominican Republic Del Este National Park
Dominican Republic Jaragua National Park
Dominican Republic Punta Cana
Guadeloupe (to France) Forestry massif of Basse-Terre island
Guadeloupe (to France) Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin's eastern coastline
Guadeloupe (to France) îlets de la Petite-Terre
Guadeloupe (to France) Pointe des Châteaux
Martinique (to France) Forêts du Nord et de la Montagne Pelée
Martinique (to France) Massif forestier entre Le Diamant et les Trois-Îlets
Martinique (to France) Pitons du Carbet
Montserrat (to UK) Centre Hills
Montserrat (to UK) Northern Forested Ghauts
Montserrat (to UK) South Soufriere Hills
Puerto Rico (to USA) Acantilados del Noroeste
Puerto Rico (to USA) Caño Tiburones
Puerto Rico (to USA) Carite
Puerto Rico (to USA) Ceiba and Naguabo
Puerto Rico (to USA) Cienaga Las Cucharillas
Puerto Rico (to USA) Cordillera Central
Puerto Rico (to USA) El Yunque
Puerto Rico (to USA) Este Central
Puerto Rico (to USA) Guaniquilla and Boquerón
Puerto Rico (to USA) Humacao
Puerto Rico (to USA) Jobos Bay
Puerto Rico (to USA) Karso del Norte
Puerto Rico (to USA) Karso del Sur
Puerto Rico (to USA) Maricao and Susúa
Puerto Rico (to USA) Salinas de Punta Cucharas
Puerto Rico (to USA) Sierra Bermeja and Laguna Cartagena
Puerto Rico (to USA) Suroeste
Puerto Rico (to USA) Vieques
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Fort Amsterdam, Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Fresh Pond, Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Little Bay, Sint Maarten
St Kitts and Nevis St. Kitts Central Forest Reserve
St Lucia Castries and Dennery Waterworks Reserve and Marquis
St Lucia Mandelé Protected Landscape
St Martin (to France) Grand Etang
St Martin (to France) Pic Paradis
St Martin (to France) Tintamarre
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) Middle Caicos Forest
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) North, Middle and East Caicos Ramsar Site
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) Wades Green and Teren Hill
Virgin Islands (to UK) Anegada: Western salt ponds and coastal areas
Virgin Islands (to UK) Great Tobago
Virgin Islands (to UK) Green Cay
Virgin Islands (to USA) John Brewer's Bay
Virgin Islands (to USA) Magens Bay
Virgin Islands (to USA) Mangrove Lagoon
Virgin Islands (to USA) Perseverance Bay Lagoons
Virgin Islands (to USA) Southgate and Green Cay
Virgin Islands (to USA) Virgin Islands National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Altitude 0 - 900 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Margarops fuscatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2019.