Vilcabamba Brush-finch Atlapetes terborghi

Family: Passerellidae (New World sparrows)

Authority: Remsen, 1993

Red List Category

Criteria: B1b(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Near Threatened as it is restricted to a small range. Although populations are apparently stable and secure at present, there are signs that human pressures within its range are increasing as suitable habitat is slowly lost in the lower elevations of the range.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Atlapetes terborghi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/vilcabamba-brush-finch-atlapetes-terborghi on 04/10/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/10/2023.