Band-tailed Antwren Myrmotherula urosticta

Family: Thamnophilidae (Typical Antbirds)

Authority: (Sclater, 1857)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable as it has a small, fragmented and declining range, and a small and rapidly declining population. Its survival probably depends on the preservation of forest at key sites.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 119,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Myrmotherula urosticta. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.