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Crotophaga sulcirostris

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AVES CUCULIFORMES CUCULIDAE

Scientific Name: Crotophaga sulcirostris
Species Authority: Swainson, 1827
Common Name/s:
English Groove-billed Ani

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2012
Date Assessed: 2012-05-01
Assessor/s: BirdLife International
Reviewer/s: Butchart, S. & Symes, A.
Facilitator/s: Butchart, S., Ekstrom, J., Khwaja, N.
Justification:
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). Despite the fact that the population trend appears to be decreasing, the decline is not believed to be sufficiently rapid to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is extremely large, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Crotophaga sulcirostris occurs in the Americas, from the U.S.A. south through Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama to South America, where it occurs in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Venezuela, Guyana and the Netherlands Antilles (del Hoyo et al. 1997). The race pallidula, described from Cabo San Lucas in the early 20th century (Bangs and Pernard 1921), is probably now extinct.
Countries:
Native:
Argentina; Aruba; Belize; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Curaçao; Ecuador; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Peru; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); United States; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater
Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Crotophaga sulcirostris. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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