White-rumped Tanager Cypsnagra hirundinacea

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thraupidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Ashley True and Kevin J. Burns


Conservation Status

According to BirdLife International (2010), the White-rumped Tanager has a relatively large global distribution, the population trend is believed to be stable, and, although not quantified, their population size is estimated to be large enough not to reach the threshold required for classification as Vulnerable.  Therefore, BirdLife International (2010) assesses the conservation status of the White-rumped Tanager as of Least Concern.  Parker et al. (1996) considered this species to be of "Medium" conservation priority.

Effects of human activity on populations

Based on their personal observations and unpublished field notes, Parker et al. (1996) listed the sensitivity of this species to human disturbance as "high" relative to other neotropical species.

Recommended Citation

True, A. and K. J. Burns (2010). White-rumped Tanager (Cypsnagra hirundinacea), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.whrtan1.01