Rufous-eared Brush-finch Atlapetes rufigenis

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: (Salvin, 1895)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Near Threatened as it has a moderately small and fragmented range, and is likely to be declining owing to ongoing habitat loss through the deforestation of montane woodlands.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 22,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Atlapetes rufigenis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2019.