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Palkachupa Cotinga Phibalura boliviana



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly-split species has been classified as Endangered as it is is estimated to have a single, very small population which is likely to be declining rapidly owing to large-scale clearance and burning of its moist savannah habitat for cattle-ranching and agriculture.


Population size: 400-530 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 650 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Phibalura boliviana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.