Perija Thistletail Asthenes perijana

Family: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)

Authority: (Phelps, 1977)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range, within which it is known from very few locations. Its high elevation habitats are highly restricted and recent evidence suggests that its habitat is declining and being fragmented as a result of illegal cultivation. Consequently it is classified as Endangered.

Population size: 150-700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 300 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Asthenes perijana. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/perija-thistletail-asthenes-perijana on 24/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 24/02/2024.