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 occupies only a small and fragmented range, and new analyses have shown that it is declining at a rapid rate. It has therefore been uplisted to Endangered.

Population size: 29500-69000

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 (2019) Species factsheet: Ammospiza caudacuta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/07/2019.