Bahia Tapaculo Eleoscytalopus psychopompus

Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: (Teixeira & Carnevalli, 1989)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it occurs in a very small range, in which habitat is lost and degraded at a slow rate. Its population is likely very small and restricted to several extremely small and disconnected subpopulations. Recent findings suggest that the species is able to tolerate some habitat conversion, and accurate quantifications of the population size and trend are urgently required.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,185 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Eleoscytalopus psychopompus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023.