Rio Orinoco Spinetail Synallaxis beverlyae

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Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This recently described species is listed as Near Threatened because, although it is only known from fewer than six locations, and thus has a very restricted range, there are no immediate threats that could result in it being uplisted to Critically Endangered or Extinct in a short space of time. There remains a potentially serious threat from dam construction, however, the initiation of which could make the species eligible for a threatened category.

Population size: Unknown mature individuals

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 58 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Neotropical - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Synallaxis beverlyae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.