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Chestnut-backed Thornbird Phacellodomus dorsalis



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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small and declining range, and is close to qualifying as Endangered. However, it is known from at least six locations, and is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,800 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Phacellodomus dorsalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2016.