Turquoise Cotinga Cotinga ridgwayi

Family: Cotingidae (Cotingas)

Authority: Ridgway, 1887

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a small range, in which deforestation is causing a decline in habitat availability and consequently in population size. The species has already disappeared from some previously occupied areas, and it consequently qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1250-2820

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,100 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Cotinga ridgwayi. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.