Current view: Data table and detailed info
Colaptes rupicola and C cinereicapillus (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as C. rupicola following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red list criteria met and history
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Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described 'uncommon and local' in Ecuador (del Hoyo et al. 2002).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Colaptes cinereicapillus. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/northern-andean-flicker-colaptes-cinereicapillus on 07/06/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 07/06/2023.