Sao Francisco Sparrow Arremon franciscanus

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: Raposo, 1997

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is thought to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline, owing to the loss and degradation of caatinga habitats, thus, although its range is larger than previously estimated, it remains listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 75,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Arremon franciscanus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/sao-francisco-sparrow-arremon-franciscanus on 28/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/05/2023.