Rufous-throated Dipper Cinclus schulzii

Family: Cinclidae (Dippers)

Authority: Cabanis, 1882

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Vulnerable owing to its small, fragmented and declining population (Collar et al. 1992).  There are apparently a large number of small subpopulations, which are mostly declining (especially in Argentina) as a result of changes in water management and possibly deforestation.

Population size: 2000-2700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 147,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Cinclus schulzii. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.