LC
Rufous-banded Miner Geositta rufipennis



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

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. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
SACC. 2006. 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
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 34 g
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,490,000 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 Decreasing 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 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996).

Trend justification: This population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat degradation (del Hoyo et al. 2003).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina N Extant
Bolivia N Extant
Chile N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Reserva Provincial Laguna Brava
Argentina Llanos de Jagüé
Argentina Parque Nacional Lanín
Argentina Parque Provincial Copahue-Caviahue
Argentina Nahuel Huapi National Park and Reserve
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Alerces y Laguna Terraplén
Argentina Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita)
Argentina Alto Calilegua
Argentina Parque Nacional Calilegua
Argentina Caspala y Santa Ana
Argentina El Fuerte y Santa Clara
Argentina Laguna Los Enamorados
Argentina Laguna Guayatayoc
Argentina Lagunillas
Argentina Reserva Natural Las Lancitas
Argentina Reserva Provincial de Uso Múltiple Laguna Leandro
Argentina Reserva Provincial Olaroz-Cauchari
Argentina Monumento Natural Laguna de Los Pozuelos
Argentina Cerro Negro de San Antonio
Argentina Lagunas Runtuyoc - Los Enamorados
Argentina Queñoales de Santa Catalina
Argentina Tiraxi y Las Capillas
Argentina Valle Colorado y Valle Grande
Argentina Sistema de lagunas de Vilama-Pululos
Argentina Yala
Argentina Yavi y Yavi Chico
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Cardones
Argentina Quebrada del Toro
Argentina Cuesta del Obispo
Argentina Sierra de Zenta
Argentina Sierra de Santa Victoria
Argentina Santa Victoria, Cañani y Cayotal
Argentina Luracatao y Valles Calchaquíes
Argentina Ruinas de Quilmes
Argentina Parque Nacional Campo de los Alisos
Argentina El Infiernillo
Argentina Cuesta del Clavillo
Argentina Parque Provincial La Florida
Argentina Reserva Natural de La Angostura
Argentina Parque Provincial Los Ñuñorcos y Reserva Natural Quebrada del Portugués
Argentina Reserva Provincial y de la Biosfera Laguna Blanca
Argentina Salar del Hombre Muerto
Chile Paposo Norte
Argentina Parque Provincial Aconcagua y Monumento Natural Puente del Inca
Argentina Reserva Natural Villavicencio

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major non-breeding
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major breeding
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) suitable breeding
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) suitable non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable breeding
Altitude 2200 - 4400 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Geositta rufipennis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2022.