Apurimac Spinetail Synallaxis courseni

Family: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)

Authority: Blake, 1971

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Vulnerable because it is known from just a few locations and has a very small total population. If disturbance and small-scale tree felling at the Ampay National Sanctuary is found to be causing a population decline, the species may warrant uplisting to Endangered in the future.

Population size: 600-1700 mature individuals

Population trend: stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 7,700 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Synallaxis courseni. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.