Tropical Gnatcatcher Polioptila plumbea

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Polioptilidae
  • Polytypic: 12 subspecies
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Conservation Status

Globally it is considered in the category of Least Concern because its range is broad and it is believed that their population numbers are stable. However, under Mexican law is regarded as subject to special protection, because they could find themselves in danger by factors that adversely affect their viability, so there is a need to promote their recovery and protection.

Effects of human activity on populations

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Recommended Citation

Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: