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Peucaea carpalis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AVES PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE

Scientific Name: Peucaea carpalis
Species Authority: (Coues, 1873)
Common Name(s):
English Rufous-winged Sparrow
Synonym(s):
Aimophila carpalis BirdLife International (2004, 2008)
Aimophila carpalis Stotz et al. (1996)
Aimophila carpalis Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993)
Taxonomic Notes: Use of the genus Peucaea follows AOU (2010).

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/Compiler(s): Fisher, S., Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S., Harding, M.
Justification:
This species has a very 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). The population trend appears to be stable, and hence the species does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is very 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: This species occurs from south-central Arizona (USA) to Sonora and Sinaloa states, Mexico (AOU 1983, Howell and Webb 1995a).
Countries:
Native:
Mexico; United States
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The species occurs mainly in open, flat grassy areas with scattered thorn bush, bunch-grass, mesquite or cholla, between sea level and 1,200 m (AOU 1983, Howell and Webb 1995a). The nest is built in the edge of a bush, and nesting takes place from late April to mid-September, triggered by summer rains (Rising 1996).
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Peucaea carpalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 August 2014.
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