Paramillo Tapaculo Scytalopus canus

Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: Chapman, 1915

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species occurs in a very small range, within which suitable habitat is threatened by logging of forests and degradation of grasslands. Caused by these threats, it is suspected that the population is in slow decline. Nevertheless, as the population cannot be considered severely fragmented or restricted to few locations, it is evaluated as Near Threatened.

Population size: 3300-15500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Scytalopus canus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/paramillo-tapaculo-scytalopus-canus on 01/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/12/2023.