Saltmarsh Sparrow Ammospiza caudacuta

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ace+3ce+4ace

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Justification of Red List category
This species is declining at a rapid rate. It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 37000-69000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 241,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Nearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ammospiza caudacuta. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/saltmarsh-sparrow-ammospiza-caudacuta on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/03/2024.