LC
Common Miner Geositta cunicularia



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

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.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 7,430,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.8 - - -

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

Trend justification: This population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction (del Hoyo et al. 2003).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina N Extant
Bolivia N Extant
Brazil N Extant
Chile N Extant
Peru N Extant
Uruguay N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Reserva Provincial Laguna de Llancanelo
Argentina Reserva de Biosfera de Ñacuñan
Argentina Reserva Provincial Florística y Faunística Bosques Teltecas
Argentina Parque Nacional Lanín
Argentina Parque Nacional Laguna Blanca
Argentina Reserva Provincial Lagunas de Epulaufquen
Argentina Reserva Provincial Tromen
Argentina Area Natural Protegida Auca Mahuida
Argentina Paso de los Indios
Argentina Area Natural Protegida El Mangrullo
Argentina Valle del Río Collón Curá
Argentina Parque Provincial Copahue-Caviahue
Argentina Aluminé-Moquehue
Argentina Nahuel Huapi National Park and Reserve
Argentina Extensión Límite Este y Sur del Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Argentina Meseta del Asador (o Aguila)
Argentina Estuario del Río Gallegos
Argentina Estuario del Río Coyle
Argentina Meseta Lago Strobel
Argentina La Angostura y Alto Río Chico
Argentina Monumento Natural Bosques Petrificados y Estancia El Cuadro
Argentina Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo
Argentina Meseta Lago Buenos Aires
Argentina El Zurdo
Argentina Laguna Nimez y costa aledaña del Lago Argentino
Argentina Meseta de Somuncura Provincial Natural Protected Area
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita)
Argentina Estancia El Cóndor
Argentina Península y Bahía de San Julián
Argentina Reserva Costa Atlántica de Tierra del Fuego y zonas adyacentes
Argentina Sierras Australes de Buenos Aires
Argentina Caldenal del Sudoeste de Buenos Aires
Argentina Estepas arbustivas del Sur de Buenos Aires
Argentina Lagunas Encadenadas del Oeste de la Provincia de Buenos Aires
Argentina Parque Provincial Aconcagua y Monumento Natural Puente del Inca

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major non-breeding
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major breeding
Grassland Temperate major non-breeding
Grassland Temperate major breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major non-breeding
Altitude 0 - 5000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Geositta cunicularia. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021.