|Scientific Name:||Phoenicopterus ruber|
|Species Authority:||Linnaeus, 1758|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Phoenicopterus ruber (Sibley and Monroe, 1990, 1993) has been split into P. roseus and P. ruber following Knox et al. (2002), contra SACC (2005).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Butchart, S. & Symes, A.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S.|
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). The population trend appears to be increasing, 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.
Native:Aruba; Bahamas; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba; Brazil; Colombia; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Mexico; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Reintroduced:Virgin Islands, British
Vagrant:Anguilla; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Canada; Cayman Islands; Guadeloupe; Honduras; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Virgin Islands, U.S.
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|Systems:||Terrestrial; Freshwater; Marine|
|Citation:||BirdLife International 2012. Phoenicopterus ruber. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 April 2015.|
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