Red List Category
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Justification of Red List category
This little-known and elusive species
apparently has a small population, and in some areas it is likely to be declining owing to destruction and degradation of its páramo habitat. It is consequently classified as Near
Threatened, but may be downlisted to Least Concern if it is found to be more common and widespread than is currently known.
6700 mature individuals
Distribution size (breeding/resident):
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome