LC
Rufous Gnateater Conopophaga lineata



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Conopophaga lineata and C. cearae (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) were previously lumped as C. lineata following SACC (2005 & updates) and Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993).

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.
Stotz, D. F.; Fitzpatrick, J. W.; Parker, T. A.; Moskovits, D. K. 1996. Neotropical birds: ecology and conservation. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

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 Least Concern
2012 Not Recognised
2008 Not Recognised
2006 Not Recognised
2004 Not Recognised
2000 Not Recognised
1994 Not Recognised
1988 Not Recognised
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type Average mass 21 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,660,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable 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 - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).

Trend justification: This population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina N Extant Yes
Brazil N Extant Yes
Paraguay N Extant Yes
Uruguay N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Brazil Boa Nova / Serra da Ouricana
Brazil Serras das Lontras e do Javi
Brazil Santa Teresa
Brazil Fazenda Pindobas IV e Arredores
Brazil Complexo Pedra Azul / Forno Grande
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro
Brazil Guaraqueçaba / Jacupiranga / Cananéia
Brazil Campos Gerais do Paraná
Brazil Serra do Marumbi
Brazil Parque Nacional do Iguaçu
Brazil Área de Proteção Ambiental de Guaratuba
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia
Brazil Serra dos Órgãos
Brazil Serra do Tinguá
Brazil Maciços da Tijuca e Pedra Branca
Brazil Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis
Brazil Parque Estadual do Turvo
Brazil Região dos Aparados da Serra
Brazil Região de Blumenau
Brazil Serra do Tabuleiro State Park
Brazil Serra da Mantiqueira
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Caraguatatuba e Picinguaba)
Brazil Serra da Cantareira
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Santos e São Sebastião)
Brazil Ilhabela State Park (Parque Estadual de Ilhabela IBA)
Brazil Maciço Florestal de Paranapiacaba
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Juréia-Itatins
Paraguay Arroyo Blanco
Paraguay Cerro Guazú
Paraguay Ypané Medio
Paraguay Paso Curuzú
Paraguay Bosque Mbaracayú
Paraguay Ka'aguy Rory
Paraguay Morombi
Paraguay Serranías de San Joaquín
Paraguay Ybyturuzú
Paraguay Estancia Itabó
Paraguay Refugio Carapá
Paraguay Ypeti
Paraguay Limoy
Paraguay Reserva Itabó - Itaipú
Paraguay Parque Nacional Caazapá
Paraguay Tapyta
Paraguay Parque Nacional San Rafael
Paraguay Estancia Muxfeldt
Brazil São Francisco Xavier / Monte Verde
Brazil Serra do Urubu

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 300 - 2400 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Conopophaga lineata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020.