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Yellow-crowned Euphonia Euphonia luteicapilla

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 -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 112,000 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) 3.5 - - -
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
Costa Rica Native Extant       Yes
Honduras Native Extant        
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
Costa Rica Arenal-Monteverde site factsheet
Costa Rica Cahuita, Gandoca-Manzanillo and Migratory Bird Corridor site factsheet
Costa Rica Caribbean lowlands and wetlands site factsheet
Costa Rica Central Volcanic Cordillera site factsheet
Costa Rica Fila Costeña site factsheet
Costa Rica La Amistad Caribe site factsheet
Costa Rica Los Santos, La Amistad Pacífico site factsheet
Costa Rica Maleku-Caño Negro site factsheet
Costa Rica Pacuare, coastal wetlands and Migratory Bird Corridor site factsheet
Costa Rica Sierpe Wetlands and Osa Peninsula site factsheet
Honduras Parque Nacional Patuca site factsheet
Honduras Río Plátano site factsheet
Honduras Tawahka site factsheet
Nicaragua Arenal Hill site factsheet
Nicaragua Bosawas site factsheet
Nicaragua Esperanza Verde site factsheet
Nicaragua Estero Real Delta and Apacunca Plains site factsheet
Nicaragua Indio Maíz site factsheet
Nicaragua Los Guatuzos site factsheet
Nicaragua Mombacho Volcano site factsheet
Nicaragua Peñas Blancas Massif site factsheet
Nicaragua Prinzapolka/Alamikamba Rivers site factsheet
Nicaragua Quirragua Mountains and adjacent landscape site factsheet
Panama El Chorogo-Palo Blanco site factsheet
Panama La Amistad International Park (part of La Amistad and Surrounding Areas AZE) site factsheet
Panama Palo Seco Protection Forest site factsheet
Panama Quebrada Mellicita-Charco Azul site factsheet
Panama San San Pond Sak Wetlands site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 900 m Occasional altitudinal limits (max) 1600 m

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Euphonia luteicapilla. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2014.

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 Thraupidae (Tanagers)
Species name author (Cabanis, 1861)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 112,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species