Black-tailed Antbird Myrmoborus melanurus

Family: Thamnophilidae (Typical Antbirds)

Authority: (Sclater & Salvin, 1866)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
Based on increasing rates of forest loss and degradation along major rivers of the western Amazon basin, this species is suspected to undergo moderately rapid population declines. It is therefore assessed as Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 387,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Myrmoborus melanurus. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-tailed-antbird-myrmoborus-melanurus on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 23/02/2024.