Santa Marta Wren Troglodytes monticola

Family: Troglodytidae (Wrens)

Authority: Bangs, 1899

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c; C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
It is suspected that this species will undergo an extremely rapid decline over the next three generations, having already potentially experienced a rapid decline over the last three generations such that the population size is suspected to be extremely small. The species's habitat continues to be extensively cleared and heavily degraded in its very small range, in which it is known from only one location. Therefore, this species is listed as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Troglodytes monticola. Downloaded from on 25/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/09/2022.