Masafuera Rayadito Aphrastura masafucrae


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Anon. 2012. Species Guardian Action Update: October 2012 - Masafuera Rayadito Aphrastura masafuerae. BirdLife International.

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Brooke, M. de L. 1988. Distribution and numbers of the Masafuera Rayadito Aphrastura masafuerae on Isla Alejandro Selkirk, Juan Fernandez Archipelago, Chile. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 108: 4-9.

Carboneras, C. 1992. Procellariidae (Petrels and Shearwaters). In: del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. (ed.), Handbook of the birds of the world, pp. 216-257. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Collar, N. J.; Gonzaga, L. P.; Krabbe, N.; Madroño Nieto, A.; Naranjo, L. G.; Parker, T. A.; Wege, D. C. 1992. Threatened birds of the Americas: the ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

Gonzalez, J. 2014. Phylogenetic position of the most endangered Chilean bird: the Masafuera Rayadito (Aphrastura masafuerae; Furnariidae). . Tropical Conservation Science 7(4): 677-689.

Hahn, I. 1998. Untersuchungen zur Ökologie und zum Lebensraum der Landvogelgemeinschaften des Juan Fernández-Archipels (Chile). Thesis. Dissertation, Institute of Landscape Ecology, Münster.

Hahn, I. J.; Vergara, P. M.; Römer, U. 2011a. Importance of nest attributes in the conservation of endemic birds of the Juan Fernández Archipelago, Chile. Bird Conservation International 20: 2797-2813.

Hahn, I.; Römer, U. 1996. New observations of the Masafuera Rayadito Aphrastura masafuerae. Cotinga: 17-19.

Hahn, I.; Römer, U. 2002. Threatened avifauna of the Juan Fernández archipelago, Chile: the impact of introduced mammals and conservation priorities. Cotinga 17: 66-72.

Hahn, I.; Römer, U.; Vergara, P M.. 2010. Conserving Chile’s most critically endangered bird species: First data on foraging, feeding, and food items of the Másafuera Rayadito (Aves: Furnariidae). Vertebrate Zoology 60(3): 233-242.

Hulm, P. 1995. Robinson Crusoe's Islands face an uncertain future. Plant Talk: 19-21.

Remsen, J.V., Jr; de Juana, E.; Sharpe, C.J. 2016. Masafuera Rayadito (Aphrastura masafuerae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Aphrastura masafucrae. Downloaded from on 21/10/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/10/2018.