Marsh Tapaculo Scytalopus iraiensis

Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: Bornschein, Reinert & Pichorim, 1998

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c;B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v);C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small and severely fragmented range and population. The severity of ongoing threats indicate that both range and population are declining rapidly and it has already been extirpated from the type-locality. Unless action is taken immediately further subpopulations will become extinct. It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 381,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Scytalopus iraiensis. 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.