LC
Magellanic Tapaculo Scytalopus magellanicus



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
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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 Medium
Land mass type Average mass 14 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,290,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 0
Population trend Unknown not applicable -
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 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as generally common to fairly common in at least parts of its wide range (Krabbe and Schulenberg 2003).

Trend justification: The population trend for this species cannot be determined based on the available information.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina N Extant Yes
Chile N Extant Yes
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) V Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Laguna de Varvarco Campos y Tapia
Argentina Reserva Provincial Lagunas de Epulaufquen
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
Argentina Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita)
Argentina Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego y Reserva Provincial Corazón de la Isla
Chile La Tapera

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Forest Temperate suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Shrub Dominated Wetlands suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 3500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Scytalopus magellanicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.