Zapata Sparrow Torreornis inexpectata

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: Barbour & Peters, 1927

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category

This species is confined to three distinct areas, with a small overall population divided into small subpopulations. Habitat loss is feared to continue throughout its range, causing the species to decline. Nevertheless, due to a large uncertainty around the population and trend values, the species does not qualify for a listing as threatened. It is therefore assessed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 600-1700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 81,100 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Torreornis inexpectata. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/zapata-sparrow-torreornis-inexpectata on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.