Zapata Sparrow Torreornis inexpectata

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: Barbour & Peters, 1927

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category

This species is confined to three distinct areas, with a small overall population size. Habitat loss is continuing throughout its range, and populations in two of these areas appear to be declining. Therefore, the species is listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1000-2499

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 (2021) Species factsheet: Torreornis inexpectata. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021.