LC
Great Rufous Woodcreeper Xiphocolaptes major



Taxonomy

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 not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass 156.0 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,960,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate 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 - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.6 - - -

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 Yes
Bolivia N Extant Yes
Brazil N Extant Yes
Paraguay N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Itiyuro-Tuyunti
Argentina Reserva El Bagual
Bolivia Área Natural de Manejo Integrado San Matías
Bolivia KAA-IYA del Gran Chaco
Bolivia Loreto
Bolivia Otuquis Integrated Management Natural Area
Bolivia Palmar de las Islas
Bolivia Reserva Forestal Alto Paraguá
Bolivia Serranía de Aguarague
Brazil Caceres
Brazil Maciço do Urucum e Adjacências
Brazil Nhumirim
Brazil Pantanal de Nabileque
Brazil Parque Nacional da Serra da Bodoquena e Entorno
Brazil Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural SESC Pantanal e Entorno
Brazil Rios Negro e Aquidauana
Paraguay Estancia Gran Siete
Paraguay Estancia Redondo
Paraguay Estancias Golondrina - El Trébol
Paraguay Fortín Toledo
Paraguay Lago Ypoa
Paraguay Lagunas Saladas - Riacho Yacaré
Paraguay Parque Nacional Defensores del Chaco
Paraguay Parque Nacional Médanos del Chaco
Paraguay Parque Nacional Teniente Enciso
Paraguay Parque Nacional Tinfunqué - Estero Patiño
Paraguay Pirizal
Paraguay Pozo Hondo
Paraguay Río Negro - Bajo Chaco

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Savanna Moist major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 1800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Xiphocolaptes major. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2019.