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Vitelline Warbler Dendroica vitellina

IUCN Red List Criteria

Near Threatened (criteria nearly met) D1+2 

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Near Threatened
2008 Near Threatened
2004 Near Threatened
2000 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1988 Threatened

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type   Average mass 6.7 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 280 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 Decreasing poor -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.6 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al.1996).
Trend justification: There are no data on population trends; however, the species is thought to be declining as a result of habitat degradation.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Cayman Islands (to UK) Native Extant       Yes
Honduras Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Cayman Islands (to UK) Bluff Forest site factsheet
Cayman Islands (to UK) Booby Pond Nature Reserve site factsheet
Cayman Islands (to UK) Botanic Park and Salina Reserve site factsheet
Cayman Islands (to UK) Eastern Dry Forest site factsheet
Cayman Islands (to UK) Frank Sound Forest site factsheet
Cayman Islands (to UK) Franklin's Forest site factsheet
Cayman Islands (to UK) Mastic Reserve site factsheet
Cayman Islands (to UK) Sparrowhawk Hill site factsheet
Honduras Swan Islands site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Altitude 0 - 0 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact

Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Climate change & severe weather Habitat shifting & alteration Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Whole (>90%) Unknown Unknown
Stresses
Indirect ecosystem effects, Ecosystem degradation
Human intrusions & disturbance Work & other activities Timing Scope Severity Impact
Past, Unlikely to Return Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Decline Past Impact
Stresses
Species disturbance
Residential & commercial development Tourism & recreation areas Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Decline Medium Impact: 6
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Dendroica vitellina. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2014.

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 Near Threatened
Family Parulidae (New World warblers)
Species name author Cory, 1886
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 280 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species