Pectoral Antwren Herpsilochmus pectoralis

Family: Thamnophilidae (Typical Antbirds)

Authority: Sclater, 1857

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
The widespread destruction of suitable deciduous forest has reduced this species's now small population and (poorly understood) range (Collar et al. 1992). Remaining populations are severely fragmented and the species qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 879,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Herpsilochmus pectoralis. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.