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Paramillo Tapaculo Scytalopus canus



Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: Chapman, 1915

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v);C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This newly split species is listed as Endangered on the basis that it is restricted to only two areas of páramo that may be susceptible to the effects of climate change, and occupies a very small range, in which the extent and quality of suitable habitats are already in decline owing to deforestation and fires.



Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 3,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Scytalopus canus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.