Buff-throated Saltator Saltator maximus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Polytypic: 5 subspecies
  • Authors: Ann McAfee and Kevin J. Burns


Conservation Status

Saltator maximus has a very large range and although the population trend is unknown the population is not believed to be decreasing at a significant and rapid rate. The IUCN states that the population of the species is also extremely large and is therefore a species of "Least Concern" (BirdLife International 2010).

Effects of human activity on populations

No information.

Recommended Citation

McAfee, A. and K. J. Burns (2010). Buff-throated Saltator (Saltator maximus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.butsal1.01