Royal Cinclodes Cinclodes aricomae


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Gómez, M.I., Naoki, K., Palabral, A., Ocampo, M., Avalos, V., Merida, N. 2011. Informe final: Cinclodes aricomae. BirdLife International.

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IUCN. 2018. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2018-2. Available at: (Accessed: 15 November 2018).

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Valqui, T. 2000. Rediscovery of the Royal Cinclodes Cinclodes aricomae in Bolivia. Cotinga 14: 104.

Vogel, C.J. and Davis, S.E. 2002. A new site for Royal Cinclodes Cinclodes aricomae and other noteworthy records from the Ilampu Valley, Bolivia. Cotinga 18: 104-106.

Witt, C. C.; Lane, D. F. 2009. Range extensions for two rare high-Andean birds in central Peru. Cotinga: 90-94.

Further resources

Detailed species account from the Threatened birds of the Americas: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 1992). Please note, taxonomic treatment and IUCN Red List category may have changed since publication.

Recuento detallado de la especie tomado del libro Aves Amenazadas de las Americas, Libro Rojo de BirdLife International (BirdLife International 1992). Nota: la taxonomoía y la categoría de la Lista Roja de la UICN pudo haber cambiado desde esta publicación.

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BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Cinclodes aricomae. Downloaded from on 22/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/05/2022.