LC
Des Murs's Wiretail Sylviorthorhynchus desmurii



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Sylviorthorhynchus desmurii (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously listed as Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii.

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. 2005 and updates. 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
2018 Least Concern
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 High
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 537,000 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 inferred -
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 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).

Trend justification:

The species is tentatively assessed as being in decline due to habitat loss per Tracewski et al. (2016).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina N Extant
Chile N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Parque Nacional Lanín
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 Parque Nacional Lago Puelo - Parque Provincial Río Turbio
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Alerces y Laguna Terraplén
Argentina Lago La Plata - Fontana
Chile Península Antonio Varas
Chile Parque Tumbes Talcahuano
Chile Lago Lanalhue
Chile Monumento Natural Contulmo
Chile Salto Rayén
Chile Reserva Nacional Nonguén
Chile Laguna San Rafael National Park
Chile Estero del Salto Valley
Chile Ibañez River Valley
Chile La Tapera
Chile Mancopulli
Chile Corredor Biológico Nevados de Chillán-Laguna del Laja
Chile Isla Guafo
Chile Lago Colbún
Chile Putu
Chile Sitio Prioritario Humedal de Tilicura
Chile Santuario de la Naturaleza Humedal Laguna Reloca
Chile Humedal El Yali
Chile Lago Peñuelas
Chile Parque Nacional Alerce Andino
Chile Parque Nacional Puyehue
Chile Parque Nacional Huerquehue
Chile Monumento Natural Cerro Ñielol
Chile Isla Mocha
Chile Santuario de la Naturaleza Península de Hualpén
Chile Santuario de la Naturaleza Carlos Anwandter, Sector Guacamayo y otros Sectores Aledaños
Chile Parque Nacional Conguillio
Chile Reserva Nacional Río Clarillo
Chile Parque Nacional Chiloé
Chile Desembocadura del Río Bío-Bío
Chile Laguna Grande de San Pedro de la Paz y Humedal Los Batros

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable breeding
Forest Temperate major breeding
Forest Temperate major non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable breeding
Altitude 0 - 1000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Sylviorthorhynchus desmurii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/04/2021.