ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 2010

CRITICAL HABITAT: None

RECOVERY PLAN: None

RANGE: Found only on Ecuador’s Floreana Island at elevations above 250 meters

THREATS: The parasite Philornis downsi; a small, restricted range; habitat loss due to agriculture; and introduced rats, mice, cats, and smooth-billed ani

POPULATION TREND: This bird’s population is declining. Currently, only approximately 860 to 1,220 individuals survive.

Photo © Kristian Stahl