Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata

Family: Thraupidae (Tanagers)

Authority: Vieillot, 1817

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
The trapping of this species for the cagebird market, compounded by habitat loss, has probably resulted in such very rapid declines that it qualifies as Endangered. Remaining populations are now small and fragmented.

Population size: 1000-2000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,820,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Gubernatrix cristata. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/yellow-cardinal-gubernatrix-cristata on 03/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/03/2024.