Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii

Family: Motacillidae (Pipits and Wagtails)

Authority: (Audubon, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bce+4bce

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable owing to a rapid ongoing population decline. However, the rate of decline in the U.S.A. is now not as severe as it formerly was and overall declines may be slowing.

Population size: 1400000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,280,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Anthus spragueii. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.