Bay-capped Wren-spinetail Spartonoica maluroides

Family: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)

Authority: (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This wetland habitat specialist is thought to have a moderately small and severely fragmented population, and is likely to be declining owing to the drainage and degradation of wetlands for agricultural developments. It is therefore considered Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,380,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Spartonoica maluroides. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.