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TABLE C-5 Neotropical Migrant Species that Have Shown a Negative Population Trend During the Time Period 1978-1987

Common Name

Scientific Name

Trend, %/year

Broad-winged Hawk

Buteo platypterus

–2.3

Black-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus erythrophthalmus

–5.9

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus americanus

–5.0

Chuck-will’s Widow

Caprimulgus carolinensis

–2.0

Whip-poor-will

Caprimulgus vociferus

–0.8

Olive-sided Flycatchera

Contopus borealis

–5.7

Eastern Wood-peweea

Contopus virens

–0.7

Acadian Flycatcher

Empidonax virescens

–1.3

Least Flycatchera

Empidonax minimus

–0.2

Great crested Flycatchera

Myiarchus crinitus

–0.3

Veerya

Catharus fuscescens

–2.4

Swainson’s Thrusha

Catharus ustulatus

–0.2

Wood Thrusha

Hylocichla mustelina

–4.0

Gray Catbird

Dumetella carolinensis

–1.4

White-eyed Vireo

Vireo griseus

–1.2

Solitary Vireoa

Vireo solitarius

–0.1

Yellow-throated Vireo

Vireo flavifrons

–0.9

Blue-winged Warbler

Vermivora pinus

–1.0

Golden-winged Warblera

Vermivora chrysoptera

–1.9

Tennessee Warbler

Vermivora peregrina

–11.6

Northern Parula

Parula americana

–2.1

Chestnut-sided Warblera

Dendroica pensylvanica

–3.8

Cape May Warbler

Dendroica tigrina

–2.3

Black-throated Green Warblera

Dendroica virens

–3.1

Blackburnian Warblera

Dendroica fusca

–1.1

Yellow-throated Warbler

Dendroica dominica

–0.4

Prairie Warbler

Dendroica discolor

–0.4

Bay-breasted Warbler

Dendroica castanea

–15.8

Blackpoll Warbler

Dendroica striata

–6.3

Cerulean Warblera

Dendroica cerulea

–0.9

American Redstarta

Setophaga ruticilla

–1.2

Worm-eating Warblera

Helmitheros vermivorus

–2.0

Ovenbirda

Seiurus aurocapillus

–1.0

Louisiana Waterthrush

Seiurus motacilla

–0.4

Kentucky Warblera

Oporornis formosus

–1.6

Mourning Warblera

Oporornis philadelphia

–1.6

Common Yellowthroat

Geothlypis trichas

–1.9

Wilson’s Warbler

Wilsonia pusilla

–6.5

Canada Warblera

Wilsonia canadensis

–2.7

Summer Tanager

Piranga rubra

–0.8

Scarlet Tanagera

Piranga olivacea

–1.2

Rose-breasted Grosbeaka

Pheucticus ludovicianus

–1.4

Indigo Bunting

Passerina cyanea

–0.7

Baltimore Oriole

Icterus galbula

–2.9

aDenotes species that breed in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands. All others are known from migration records only.

SOURCES: Data from Robbins et al. (1989); breeding status follows Hall (1983) and Buckelew and Hall (1994).



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