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Mourning Sierra-finch Rhopospina fruticeti



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Rhopospina fruticeti (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) was previously placed in the genus Phrygilus following SACC (2005 & updates); Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993); Stotz et al. (1996).

 

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 Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass 39 g
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 3,590,000 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 Stable 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 - - -
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 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina N Extant
Bolivia N Extant
Chile N Extant
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) V Extant
Peru N Extant
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Reserva Provincial Laguna Brava
Argentina Llanos de Jagüé
Argentina Reserva Provincial Laguna de Llancanelo
Argentina Reserva Provincial El Payén
Argentina Reserva de Biosfera de Ñacuñan
Argentina Reserva Provincial Florística y Faunística Bosques Teltecas
Argentina Parque Nacional Lanín
Argentina Parque Nacional Laguna Blanca
Argentina Laguna de Varvarco Campos y Tapia
Argentina Reserva Provincial Lagunas de Epulaufquen
Argentina Reserva Provincial Tromen
Argentina Area Natural Protegida Auca Mahuida
Argentina Paso de los Indios
Argentina Area Natural Protegida El Mangrullo
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 Estuario del Río Coyle
Argentina Meseta Lago Strobel
Argentina La Angostura y Alto Río Chico
Argentina Monumento Natural Bosques Petrificados y Estancia El Cuadro
Argentina Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo
Argentina Meseta Lago Buenos Aires
Argentina Laguna Nimez y costa aledaña del Lago Argentino
Argentina Meseta del Asador (o Aguila)
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita)
Argentina Estancia El Cóndor
Argentina Península y Bahía de San Julián
Argentina Alto Calilegua
Argentina Parque Nacional Calilegua
Argentina Caspala y Santa Ana
Argentina Laguna Los Enamorados
Argentina Laguna Guayatayoc
Argentina Reserva Provincial de Uso Múltiple Laguna Leandro
Argentina San Lucas
Argentina Reserva Provincial Olaroz-Cauchari
Argentina Pampichuela
Argentina Cerro Negro de San Antonio
Argentina Lagunas Runtuyoc - Los Enamorados
Argentina Queñoales de Santa Catalina
Argentina Tiraxi y Las Capillas
Argentina Yala
Argentina Yavi y Yavi Chico
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Cardones
Argentina Quebrada del Toro
Argentina Cuesta del Obispo
Argentina Sierras de Carahuasi
Argentina Sierra de Metán
Argentina Sierra de Santa Victoria
Argentina Socompá-Llullaillaco
Argentina Santa Victoria, Cañani y Cayotal
Argentina Luracatao y Valles Calchaquíes
Argentina Sierra de Zenta
Argentina Ruinas de Quilmes
Argentina Parque Nacional Campo de los Alisos
Argentina Parque Provincial Cumbres Calchaquíes
Argentina El Infiernillo
Argentina Cuesta del Clavillo
Argentina Parque Provincial La Florida
Argentina Parque Provincial Los Ñuñorcos y Reserva Natural Quebrada del Portugués
Argentina Bolsón de Pipanaco
Argentina Reserva Provincial y de la Biosfera Laguna Blanca
Argentina Salar del Hombre Muerto
Argentina Sierra de Ambato
Argentina Estepas arbustivas del Sur de Buenos Aires

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable non-breeding
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major breeding
Shrubland Temperate suitable non-breeding
Shrubland Temperate suitable breeding
Altitude 2000 - 4000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets/display animals, horticulture - - International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Rhopospina fruticeti. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2021.