Bahia Tapaculo Eleoscytalopus psychopompus

Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: (Teixeira & Carnevalli, 1989)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered. It has a very small population which is continuing to decline owing to habitat loss and degradation. It was previously thought to have a very small range however it has recently been found in a further four municipalities, and has been recorded in modified habitats.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Eleoscytalopus psychopompus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022.