Great Antpitta Grallaria excelsa

Family: Grallariidae (Antpittas)

Authority: Berlepsch, 1893

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i); D1

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Justification of Red List category
There are very few recent records of this species from only a limited number of sites, indicating that the population may be small and disjunct. It is feared that habitat loss is driving a slow population decline, and the species consequently qualifies as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 26,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Grallaria excelsa. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/great-antpitta-grallaria-excelsa on 01/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/06/2023.