Temminck's Seedeater Sporophila falcirostris

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: (Temminck, 1820)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
The destruction of this species's habitat is exacerbated by its nomadism and dependence on bamboo flowerings (Collar et al. 1992). The population is now likely to be small and rapidly declining, qualifying it as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,200,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Sporophila falcirostris. Downloaded from on 22/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/03/2023.