Masafuera Rayadito Aphrastura masafuerae

Family: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)

Authority: (Philippi & Landbeck, 1866)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has an extremely small range confined to mixed tree-fern forest on one small island, where the presence of invasive animal and plant species presents a considerable risk to the very small population. The species is therefore listed as Critically Endangered.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Oikonos

Population size: 90-330 mature individuals

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 36 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Aphrastura masafuerae. Downloaded from on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 01/03/2024.