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Archived 2011-2012 topics: Red-bellied Grackle (Hypopyrrhus pyrohypogaster): does this species merit downlisting?

Red-bellied Grackle Hypopyrrhus pyrohypogaster is currently listed as Endangered. If new records of the species can justify increasing the estimated EOO to over 5,000 km2 and increasing the global population estimate to over 2,500 individuals the species would warrant downlisting to Vulnerable. Comments on this possible reclassification are welcomed, particularly with reference to the species’s range size, the area of suitable habitat and the population size. Continue reading

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