Varzea Piculet Picumnus varzeae

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: Snethlage, 1912

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c

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Justification of Red List category
Based on a model of future deforestation in the Amazon basin, along with the projected impacts of large hydroelectric projects, it is suspected that the population of this species will decline very rapidly over the next three generations, and it has therefore been uplisted from Least Concern to Endangered.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 254,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Picumnus varzeae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2022.