White-bellied Cinclodes Cinclodes palliatus

Family: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)

Authority: (Tschudi, 1844)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is now thought to have an extremely small population which is assumed to be in continuing decline owing to habitat destruction and degradation (Collar et al. 1992). Further surveys of suitable habitat have failed to find the species at any additional localities. It is therefore considered Critically Endangered. Urgent conservation action is required to preserve and restore remaining habitat.

Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Cinclodes palliatus. Downloaded from on 28/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/10/2021.