Brasilia Tapaculo Scytalopus novacapitalis

Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: Sick, 1958

Red List Category

Criteria: B2ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to an Area of Occupancy of 72 km2. Its range is severely fragmented, with continuing decline in area and quality of habitat (MMA 2014). It is therefore listed as Endangered.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 119,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Scytalopus novacapitalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.