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  • There are at least four bird species endemic to the Bahamas islands which may utilize mangrove habitats at times including the Bahama woodstar, white-cheeked pintail, Bahamas swallow and Bahama yellowthroat; although none of them specifically live in mangrove habitat exclusively.

    Bahamas,The

  • There are at least four bird species endemic to the Bahamas islands which may utilize mangrove habitats at times including the Bahama woodstar (Calliphlox eveltnae), white-cheeked pintail (Anas bahamensis), Bahamas swallow (Tachycinetacyaneoviridis) and Bahama yellowthroat (Geothlypis rostrata); although none of them specifically live in mangrove habitat exclusively.

    Bahamian mangroves

  • The chilean woodstar, slender-billed finch, and tamarugo conebill are threatened species.

    Atacama desert

  • Chilean woodstar (Eulidia yarrellii) northern Chile.

    Atacama desert

  • Many of the bird species are suffering declining population numbers due to habitat loss and illegal hunting for foreign collectors or by farmers for crop protection however the Bahamas yellow-throat (Geothlypis rostrata), the Bahamian race of the Rose-throated Amazon parrot (Amazona leucocephala bahamensis), and the Bahama woodstar (Philodice evelynae) are endemic birds found in The Bahamas.

    Bahamian dry forests

  • Among these are listed the spot-winged parrotlet Touit stictoptera (VU), redfaced parrot Hapalopsittaca pyrrhops (VU), little woodstar Acestrura bombus (VU), coppery-chested jacamar Galbula pastazae (VU) and masked mountain tanager Buthraupis wetmorei (VU).

    Sangay National Park, Ecuador

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