Ceara Gnateater Conopophaga cearae

Family: Conopophagidae (Gnateaters)

Authority: Cory, 1916

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species's population size has not been estimated, but is suspected to be small, and may be very small. The largest subpopulation may also be very small. The population is inferred to be undergoing a slow decline due to ongoing forest loss and degradation, largely through conversion to agriculture. For these reasons, the species is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 1500-7400, 3200 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 449,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Conopophaga cearae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/ceara-gnateater-conopophaga-cearae on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.