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Chapada Flycatcher Suiriri affinis



Family: Tyrannidae (Tyrant-flycatchers)

Authority: ?

Red List Category

Criteria: A2b+3b

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Justification of Red List category
This relatively recently described species is listed as Near Threatened owing to population declines that are suspected to approach 30% over 11 years (three generations), in particular on the basis of estimated annual declines of 13% in the adult population at Estação Ecológica de Águas Emendadas, Brazil between 2003 and 2007. The drivers of this decline are not well understood: this site is apparently well protected and has apparently suffered little anthropogenic alteration over the past 20 years since its formal protection. However, on the basis of apparent rarity in other large protected areas of cerrado, a population-wide decline qualifying it for uplisting is precautionarily suspected to have taken place.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Increasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,540,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Suiriri affinis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.