Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi


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
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Near Threatened A2bc+3bc+4bc
2012 Near Threatened A2bc+3bc+4bc
2008 Near Threatened A2b,c; A3b,c; A4b,c
2004 Near Threatened
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status full migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Land-mass type - continent
Average mass 32.09999847 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 19,300,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 15,600,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals medium estimated 2003
Population trend Decreasing medium estimated -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) 20-29 - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) 20-29 - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.5 - - -

Population justification: Rich et al. (2004).

Trend justification: This species has undergone a large and statistically significant decrease over the last 40 years in North America (76.3% decline over 40 years, equating to a 30.2% decline per decade; data from Breeding Bird Survey and/or Christmas Bird Count (Butcher and Niven 2007).

Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Belize N Extant Yes
Bolivia N Extant Yes
Brazil N Extant Yes
Canada N Extant Yes Yes
Colombia N Extant
Costa Rica N Extant Yes
Ecuador N Extant Yes
El Salvador N Extant
French Guiana N Extant Yes
Greenland (to Denmark) V Extant
Guatemala N Extant
Guyana N Extant Yes
Honduras N Extant
Mexico N Extant Yes
Nicaragua N Extant
Panama N Extant Yes
Peru N Extant Yes
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) N Extant Yes
Suriname N Extant Yes
Trinidad and Tobago N Extant Yes
USA N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Belize Rio Bravo CMA Gallon Jug Estate
Brazil Área de Relevante Interesse Ecológico Projeto Dinâmica Biológica de Fragmentos Florestais e Entorno
Brazil Cristalino / Serra do Cachimbo
Brazil Ji-Paraná / Roosevelt
Brazil Maciço Florestal de Paranapiacaba
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Caraguatatuba e Picinguaba)
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Santos e São Sebastião)
Brazil Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia
Brazil Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis
Brazil Serra dos Carajás
Colombia Estrella Fluvial Inírida
Colombia Finca la Betulia Reserva la Patasola
Colombia Humedales de la Sabana de Bogotá
Colombia Laguna de la Cocha
Colombia Reserva Forestal Yotoco
Colombia Reserva Hidrográfica, Forestal y Parque Ecológico de Río Blanco
Colombia Reserva Natural El Pangán
Colombia Reserva Natural Río Ñambí
Colombia Serranía de las Quinchas
Colombia Serranía de los Paraguas
Colombia Serranía de San Lucas
Colombia Soatá
Colombia Valle de San Salvador
Honduras Celaque
Honduras Cerro Azul Meambar
Honduras Comayagua
Honduras Cusuco
Honduras Güisayote
Honduras La Muralla
Honduras La Tigra
Honduras Montaña de Yoro
Honduras Pico Bonito
Honduras Sierra de Agalta
Mexico Birth Laughs Sabinas, SE Sierra of Santa Rosa
Mexico Bosques Montanos de Zacapoaxtla y Zautla
Mexico Cerro El Potosí
Mexico Corredor de Barrancas de la Sierra Madre Occidental.
Mexico Mountain Juárez
Mexico Mountain wood of Carmen
Mexico Papigochi
Mexico Parque Natural Sierra Nanchititla
Mexico San Antonio Peña Nevada
Mexico Sierra de San Pedro Mártir
Mexico Sierra de Zongolica y Tenango
Mexico the sky
Mexico Tlanchinol y bosques de montaña del noreste de Hidalgo
Nicaragua Chocoyero - El Brujo - Montibelli and adjacent landscape
Nicaragua El Jaguar
Nicaragua Los Guatuzos
Nicaragua Mombacho Volcano
Nicaragua Quirragua Mountains and adjacent landscape
Nicaragua San Cristóbal-Casita-Chonco Volcanic Complex
Panama Altos de Campana National Park
Panama Chagres National Park
Panama Damani Wetlands
Panama Darién National Park
Panama El Chorogo-Palo Blanco
Panama El Valle de Antón
Panama Fortuna Forest Reserve
Panama La Amistad International Park (part of La Amistad and Surrounding Areas AZE)
Panama Metropolitan Nature Park
Panama Narganá Wildlands Area
Panama Palo Seco Protection Forest
Panama Panama Canal West Bank
Panama Punta Garachiné-Cerro Sapo
Panama San Lorenzo National Park
Panama Santa Clara
Panama Santa Fé National Park
Panama Serranía de Majé
Panama Soberanía National Park
USA Carson Range
USA Glacier National Park

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Plantations marginal breeding
Forest Boreal major breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major non-breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major non-breeding
Forest Temperate major breeding
Wetlands (inland) Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands suitable breeding
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable breeding
Wetlands (inland) Shrub Dominated Wetlands suitable breeding
Altitude 0 - 3400 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact
Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Biological resource use Logging & wood harvesting - Unintentional effects: (subsistence/small scale) [harvest] Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Declines Low Impact: 5
Ecosystem degradation
Other options Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Unknown Unknown Unknown
Indirect ecosystem effects
Pollution Agricultural & forestry effluents - Type Unknown/Unrecorded Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Unknown Unknown Unknown
Ecosystem degradation
Transportation & service corridors Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Negligible declines Low Impact: 4
Species mortality

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Contopus cooperi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/09/2018.