LC
Greenish Tyrannulet Phyllomyias virescens



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 Not Recognised
1988 Not Recognised
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Average mass 8 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,320,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 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 - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.6 - - -

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

Trend justification: The population may have declined towards the southern edge of its range (del Hoyo et al. 2004).


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

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Parque Nacional Iguazú y alrededores
Argentina Parque Provincial Urugua-í
Argentina Parque Provincial Uruzú y Reserva Forestal San Jorge
Argentina San Antonio
Argentina Alta cuenca del arroyo Alegría
Argentina Montecarlo
Argentina San Pedro
Argentina Reserva Privada Yaguaroundí
Argentina Reserva de la Biósfera Yabotí
Argentina Barra Concepción
Argentina Parque Provincial Cruce Caballero
Paraguay Paso Curuzú
Paraguay Bosque Mbaracayú
Paraguay Ka'aguy Rory
Paraguay Morombi
Paraguay Serranías de San Joaquín
Paraguay Ybyturuzú
Paraguay Estancia Itabó
Paraguay Reserva Itabó - Itaipú
Paraguay Parque Nacional Caazapá
Paraguay Tapyta
Paraguay Parque Nacional San Rafael
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro
Brazil Fazenda Pindobas IV e Arredores
Brazil Complexo Pedra Azul / Forno Grande
Brazil Serra do Tinguá
Brazil Serra do Marumbi
Brazil Serra da Mantiqueira
Brazil Parque Nacional do Iguaçu
Brazil Maciço Florestal de Paranapiacaba
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia
Brazil Parque Estadual do Turvo
Brazil Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis
Brazil Região dos Aparados da Serra

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Phyllomyias virescens. 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.