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Green Shrike-vireo Vireolanius pulchellus

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 Medium
Land mass type   Average mass 24 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 373,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor Estimated 2009
Population trend Unknown -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.2 - - -
Population justification: Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 50,000-499,999 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Belize Native Extant       Yes
Colombia Native Extant       Yes
Costa Rica Native Extant       Yes
El Salvador Native Extant       Yes
Guatemala Native Extant       Yes
Honduras Native Extant       Yes
Mexico Native Extant       Yes
Nicaragua Native Extant       Yes
Panama Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Belize Belize Coastal and near shore islands site factsheet
Belize Crooked Tree and associated wetlands site factsheet
Belize Maya Mountains and southern reserves site factsheet
Belize Rio Bravo CMA Gallon Jug Estate site factsheet
Guatemala Atitlan site factsheet
Guatemala Candelaria-Campur site factsheet
Guatemala Chiquibul site factsheet
Guatemala Cuchumatanes site factsheet
Guatemala Guatemalan Caribbean Slope site factsheet
Guatemala Lachua-Ikbolay site factsheet
Guatemala Maya-Lacandon site factsheet
Guatemala Rio La Pasion site factsheet
Guatemala Sacranix site factsheet
Guatemala Santiaguito Volcano (part of Guatemalan/Mexican Pacific Coastal Mountains AZE) site factsheet
Guatemala Sierra de las Minas-Motagua site factsheet
Panama El Chorogo-Palo Blanco site factsheet
Panama Palo Seco Protection Forest site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Vireolanius pulchellus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/08/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/08/2014.

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 Vireonidae (Vireos and allies)
Species name author Sclater & Salvin, 1859
Population size mature individuals
Population trend Unknown
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 373,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species