LC
Black-crested Antshrike Sakesphorus canadensis



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Sakesphorus canadensis and S. pulchellus (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) were previously lumped as S. canadensis following SACC (2005 & updates), Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993) and Stotz et al. (1996)

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Red List criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency medium
Land-mass type Average mass 24 g
Range

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence (breeding/resident) 3,450,000 km2 medium
Severely fragmented? no -
Population
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
Population size unknown - - -
Population trend decreasing - suspected -
Rate of change over the future 10 years/3 generations (longer of the two periods) 1-25% - - -
Generation length 4.8 years - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as common (Stotz et al. 1996).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Presence Origin Resident Breeding visitor Non-breeding visitor Passage migrant
Brazil extant native yes
Colombia extant native yes
French Guiana extant native yes
Guyana extant native yes
Peru extant native yes
Suriname extant native yes
Trinidad and Tobago extant native yes
Venezuela extant native yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Swamp suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 900 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Sakesphorus canadensis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-crested-antshrike-sakesphorus-canadensis on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.