Black-hooded Antwren Formicivora erythronotos

Family: Thamnophilidae (Typical Antbirds)

Authority: Hartlaub, 1852

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is has a very small range, within which its habitat is inferred to be declining in quality and extent through clearance for development and agriculture. Over 90% of the population is thought to be restricted to one subpopulation, so the population could be severely reduced by a very small number of development projects. For these reasons, the species is listed as Endangered.

Population size: 50-8500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 410 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Formicivora erythronotos. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-hooded-antwren-formicivora-erythronotos on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.