Yellow-headed Brush-finch Atlapetes flaviceps

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: Chapman, 1912

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v);C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range and population. It is known from two areas, but has only been recorded once at the more southerly site. There is continuing habitat clearance in its main area of occurrence, indicating that numbers and range continue to decline. It is therefore classified as Endangered.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 44,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Atlapetes flaviceps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.