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Lesser Antillean Tanager Tangara cucullata

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 -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 670 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) 4.9 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly 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
Antigua and Barbuda Native Extant       Yes
Barbados Native Extant       Yes
Dominica Native Extant       Yes
Grenada Native Extant Yes      
Guadeloupe (to France) Native Extant       Yes
Martinique (to France) Native Extant       Yes
Montserrat (to UK) Native Extant       Yes
St Kitts and Nevis Native Extant       Yes
St Lucia Native Extant       Yes
St Vincent and the Grenadines Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Grenada Beausejour/Grenville Vale site factsheet
Grenada Grand Etang site factsheet
Grenada Mount Hartman site factsheet
Grenada Mount Saint Catherine site factsheet
Grenada Perseverance site factsheet
Grenada Woodford site factsheet
Grenada Woodlands site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Ashton Wetland site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Botanic Gardens Natural Landmark site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Campden Park Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Colonarie Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Cumberland Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Dalaway Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines King's Hill Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufrière National Park site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Mount Pleasant Forest Reserve site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Mustique Island site factsheet
St Vincent and the Grenadines Richmond Forest Reserve site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 850 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Tangara cucullata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014.

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 Thraupidae (Tanagers)
Species name author (Swainson, 1834)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 670 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species