LC
Red Warbler Cardellina rubra



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Cardellina rubra (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Ergaticus and listed as E. ruber following AOU (1998 & supplements); Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993); Stotz et al. (1996).

Taxonomic source(s)
AOU. 1998. Check-list of North American birds. American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.
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.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.
Stotz, D. F.; Fitzpatrick, J. W.; Parker, T. A.; Moskovits, D. K. 1996. Neotropical birds: ecology and conservation. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

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

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
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 altitudinal migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Average mass 8 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 577,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Decreasing 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) 3.9 - - -

Population justification: Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 50,000-499,999 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Mexico N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Mexico Acahuizotla - Agua del Obispo
Mexico Coalcomán-Pómaro
Mexico El Carricito
Mexico Guacamayita
Mexico La Cima
Mexico La Malinche
Mexico Las Bufas
Mexico Nevado de Colima
Mexico Omiltemi
Mexico Tlaxiaco
Mexico Lago de Pátzcuaro
Mexico Piélagos
Mexico Tancítaro
Mexico Tacámbaro
Mexico Sur del Valle de México
Mexico Ría Lagartos
Mexico Río Presidio-Pueblo Nuevo
Mexico Sierra Norte
Mexico Sierra de Miahuatlán
Mexico Sierra de Taxco-Nevado de Toluca
Mexico Sierra de Manantlán
Mexico Sierra Chincua
Mexico Sierra de Atoyac y Bosques de Niebla de la Costa Grande
Mexico Tlanchinol y bosques de montaña del noreste de Hidalgo
Mexico Bosques Montanos de Zacapoaxtla y Zautla
Mexico Papalutla, Sierra de Tecaballo
Mexico Sierra de Zongolica y Tenango
Mexico Corredor de Barrancas de la Sierra Madre Occidental
Mexico Papigochi
Mexico Parque Natural Sierra Nanchititla
Mexico Quebradas de Sinaloa, Nayarit y Durango
Mexico Sierra de Petatlán
Mexico Selvas Nayaritas
Mexico Sierra de Santa Rosa

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major non-breeding
Altitude 2100 - 3200 m Occasional altitudinal limits 2000 - 3500 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Cardellina rubra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020.