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Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Setophaga discolor (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Dendroica following AOU (1998 & supplements); SACC (2005 & updates); 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.
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
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 Low
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 3,740,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 3,040,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 3600000 poor estimated 2019
Population trend Decreasing 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 3.6 million mature individuals (Partners in Flight 2019).

Trend justification: The species is undergoing a large, significant decline (Partners in Flight 2019; Rosenberg et al. 2019). Short-term trends suggest that the population has declined by 15% over the past ten years (Pardieck et al. 2018).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Anguilla (to UK) N Extant Yes
Antigua and Barbuda V Extant Yes
Aruba (to Netherlands) V Extant Yes
Bahamas N Extant Yes
Barbados N Extant Yes
Belize N Extant Yes
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
Canada N Extant Yes
Cayman Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Costa Rica V Extant Yes
Cuba N Extant Yes
Curaçao (to Netherlands) V Extant Yes
Dominican Republic N Extant Yes
El Salvador V Extant Yes
French Polynesia V Extant
Guatemala N Extant Yes
Haiti N Extant Yes
Honduras N Extant Yes
Jamaica N Extant Yes
Mexico N Extant Yes
Montserrat (to UK) N Extant Yes
Nicaragua V Extant Yes
Panama V Extant Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) N Extant Yes
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
St Barthelemy (to France) N Extant Yes
St Kitts and Nevis N Extant Yes
St Lucia V Extant Yes
St Martin (to France) N Extant Yes
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) V Extant Yes
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
United States Minor Outlying Islands (to USA) V Extant Yes
USA N Extant Yes Yes Yes
Virgin Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Jamaica Yallahs
Jamaica Blue Mountains
Jamaica Teak Pen
Jamaica Rose Hall
Bahamas Lucayan National Park
Bahamas Governor's Harbour
Bahamas Grog Pond
Bahamas Southern Abaco
Bahamas South Tarpum Bay
Bahamas Long Island and Hog Cay
Canada Point Pelee
Canada Skunk's Misery Complex
Canada Port Franks Forested Dunes
Bahamas Little Abaco
Bahamas Booby Rocks and Pirates Bay
Bahamas Driggs Hill to Mars Bay
Puerto Rico (to USA) Cordillera Central
Bahamas Mangrove Cay
Bahamas Owenstown
Virgin Islands (to USA) Great Pond
Bahamas Cat Island Wetlands
Bahamas Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park
Bahamas South Beach Tidal Flats
Bahamas Allan's Cays
Bahamas Red Bays

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable non-breeding
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major breeding
Altitude 0 - 1220 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Setophaga discolor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/06/2022.