VU
Helmeted Woodpecker Hylatomus galeatus
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Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Authority: (Temminck, 1822)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because its small population is suspected to have suffered a rapid population reduction owing to the extensive and on-going loss and fragmentation of its habitat. If new data suggest that the population size has been overestimated, the species may be eligible for uplisting in the future.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 493,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Hylatomus galeatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2017.