Tawny-chested Flycatcher Aphanotriccus capitalis

Family: Tyrannidae (Tyrant-flycatchers)

Authority: (Salvin, 1865)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range in which forest has been extensively cleared and fragmented. Despite inhabiting edge environments and even nesting in human-modified habitats, it appears intolerant of forest fragmentation, suggesting that the population is declining. However, an elucidation of its habitat requirements or improved knowledge of its distribution, especially in Nicaragua, may result in the species being downlisted to Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 17,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Aphanotriccus capitalis. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.