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Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type   Average mass 103.28 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 20,300 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.3 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Anguilla (to UK) Native Extant       Yes
Antigua and Barbuda Native Extant       Yes
Bahamas Native Extant       Yes
Barbados Native Extinct        
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Native Extant       Yes
Curaçao (to Netherlands) Native Extant       Yes
Dominica Native Extant       Yes
Dominican Republic Native Extant       Yes
Guadeloupe (to France) Native Extant       Yes
Jamaica Vagrant Extant   Yes    
Martinique (to France) Native Extant       Yes
Montserrat (to UK) Native Extant       Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) Native Extant       Yes
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Native Extant       Yes
St Kitts and Nevis Native Extant       Yes
St Lucia Native Extant       Yes
St Martin (to France) Native Extant       Yes
St Vincent and the Grenadines Native Extant       Yes
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) Native Extant       Yes
Venezuela Native Extant        
Virgin Islands (to UK) Native Extant       Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Anguilla (to UK) Cauls Pond site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Forest Bay Pond site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Grey Pond site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Katouche Bay Pond site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Katouche Canyon site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Long Bay Pond site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Mimi Bay site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Road Salt Pond site factsheet
Anguilla (to UK) Scrub Island site factsheet
Antigua and Barbuda Christian Valley site factsheet
Antigua and Barbuda Wallings Forest site factsheet
Bahamas Sandy Point site factsheet
Bahamas Southern Great Lake site factsheet
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Boven, Sint Eustatius site factsheet
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Dos Pos, Bonaire site factsheet
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Saba site factsheet
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) The Quill, Sint Eustatius site factsheet
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Washikemba - Fontein - Onima, Bonaire site factsheet
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Washington-Slagbaai National Park, Bonaire site factsheet
Dominica Morne Diablotin National Park site factsheet
Dominica Morne Trois Pitons National Park site factsheet
Dominican Republic Del Este National Park site factsheet
Dominican Republic Jaragua National Park site factsheet
Dominican Republic Punta Cana site factsheet
Guadeloupe (to France) Forestry massif of Basse-Terre island site factsheet
Guadeloupe (to France) Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin's eastern coastline site factsheet
Guadeloupe (to France) îlets de la Petite-Terre site factsheet
Guadeloupe (to France) Pointe des Châteaux site factsheet
Martinique (to France) Forêts du Nord et de la Montagne Pelée site factsheet
Martinique (to France) Massif forestier entre Le Diamant et les Trois-Îlets site factsheet
Martinique (to France) Pitons du Carbet site factsheet
Montserrat (to UK) Centre Hills site factsheet
Montserrat (to UK) Northern Forested Ghauts site factsheet
Montserrat (to UK) South Soufriere Hills site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Acantilados del Noroeste site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Caño Tiburones site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Carite site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Ceiba and Naguabo site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Cienaga Las Cucharillas site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Cordillera Central site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) El Yunque site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Este Central site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Guaniquilla and Boquerón site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Humacao site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Jobos Bay site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Karso del Norte site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Karso del Sur site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Maricao and Susúa site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Salinas de Punta Cucharas site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Sierra Bermeja and Laguna Cartagena site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Suroeste site factsheet
Puerto Rico (to USA) Vieques site factsheet
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Fort Amsterdam, Sint Maarten site factsheet
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Fresh Pond, Sint Maarten site factsheet
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) Little Bay, Sint Maarten site factsheet
St Kitts and Nevis St. Kitts Central Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Lucia Government Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Lucia Mandele Dry Forest site factsheet
St Martin (to France) Grand Etang site factsheet
St Martin (to France) Pic Paradis site factsheet
St Martin (to France) Tintamarre site factsheet
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) Middle Caicos Forest site factsheet
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) North, Middle and East Caicos Ramsar Site site factsheet
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) Wades Green and Teren Hill site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to UK) Anegada: Western salt ponds and coastal areas site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to UK) Great Tobago site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to UK) Green Cay site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to USA) John Brewer's Bay site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to USA) Magens Bay site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to USA) Mangrove Lagoon site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to USA) Perseverance Bay Lagoons site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to USA) Southgate and Green Cay site factsheet
Virgin Islands (to USA) St John site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Altitude 0 - 900 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Margarops fuscatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Mimidae (Mockingbirds and thrashers)
Species name author (Vieillot, 1808)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 20,300 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species