LC
Rufous-throated Solitaire Myadestes genibarbis



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

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
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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 29 g
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 601,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
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 - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.5 - - -

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

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


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Antigua and Barbuda N Extant
Barbados N Extant
Cayman Islands (to UK) N Extant
Dominica N Extant
Dominican Republic N Extant
Haiti N Extant
Jamaica N Extant Yes
Martinique (to France) N Extant
Montserrat (to UK) N Extant
St Kitts and Nevis N Extant
St Lucia N Extant
St Vincent and the Grenadines N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Jamaica Blue Mountains
Jamaica John Crow Mountains
Jamaica Jericho
Jamaica Mount Diablo
Jamaica Bull Head
Jamaica Dry Harbour Mountain
Jamaica Fyffe and Rankine
Jamaica Point Hill
Martinique (to France) Pitons du Carbet
Martinique (to France) Forêts du Nord et de la Montagne Pelée
Jamaica Cockpit Country
Jamaica Yallahs
Jamaica Dolphin Head
Dominica Morne Trois Pitons National Park
Dominica Morne Diablotin National Park
Dominican Republic Eastern Bahoruco
Dominican Republic Parque Nacional Dr Juan Bautista Pérez Rancier (Valle Nuevo)
Dominican Republic Parque Nacional Montaña La Humeadora
Dominican Republic Nalga de Maco-Río Limpio
Dominican Republic Loma Quita Espuela
Dominican Republic Haitises National Park
Dominican Republic Armando Bermudez National Park
Dominican Republic Ebano Verde Scientific Reserve
Dominican Republic Sierra de Bahoruco National Park
Dominican Republic Sierra de Neyba
Dominican Republic Sierra Martin Garcia National Park
St Lucia Castries and Dennery Waterworks Reserve and Marquis
Jamaica Bluefields
Jamaica Litchfield Mountain - Matheson's Run
Haiti Bois Musicien
Jamaica Catadupa
Haiti Aux Cornichons
Haiti Aux Becs-Croisés
Haiti Aux Diablotins
St Vincent and the Grenadines Richmond Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Cumberland Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Dalaway (Buccament) Watershed
St Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Colonarie Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines Mount Pleasant Forest Reserve
St Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufrière National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Altitude 240 - 880 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Myadestes genibarbis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2021.