VU
Vampire Ground-finch Geospiza septentrionalis



Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Rothschild & Hartert, 1899

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very restricted range, and is suspected to have a very small population size. The most severe potential threat is the introduction of the parasitic fly Philornis downsi and avian pox. The species is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 39 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Geospiza septentrionalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2022.