Dark-backed Wood-quail Odontophorus melanonotus

Family: Odontophoridae (New World quails)

Authority: Gould, 1860

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small and fragmented range, with recent records from few sites. Available habitat, and presumably the population, is declining. The species therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 6700-13000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 16,400 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Odontophorus melanonotus. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 31/05/2023.