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Perija Tapaculo Scytalopus perijanus



Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: Avendaño et al., 2015

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species occurs in a small range, in which suitable habitat is threatened by logging for illegal cultivation and cattle ranching, causing a slow population decline. The population is however not severely fragmented or restricted to a low number of locations, and hence it is evaluated as Near Threatened.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,600 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Scytalopus perijanus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2022.