Ecuadorian Tapaculo Scytalopus robbinsi

Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: Krabbe & Schulenberg, 1997

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc; B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range within which habitat is severely fragmented and declining in extent and quality (Krabbe and Schulenberg 2003). The population is suspected to be declining rapidly owing to ongoing habitat loss. As a result of these factors, it qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Scytalopus robbinsi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/11/2018.