Atlantic Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus atlanticus

Family: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)

Authority: (Cory, 1916)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is estimated to have a small population size that is fragmented into small subpopulations as a result of deforestation. The population size is inferred to be declining as forest loss continues due to urbanisation, conversion to agriculture and selective logging. For these reasons, the species is listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 5000-11000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 266,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Xiphorhynchus atlanticus. Downloaded from on 26/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/05/2022.