LC
Rufous-tailed Antthrush Chamaeza ruficauda



Taxonomy

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
2018 Least Concern
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 not a migrant Forest dependency medium
Land-mass type Average mass 71 g
Range

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence (breeding/resident) 644,000 km2 medium
Severely fragmented? no -
Population
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
Population size unknown - - -
Population trend decreasing - inferred -
Generation length 3.3 years - - -

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

Trend justification:

The species is tentatively assessed as being in decline due to habitat loss per Tracewski et al. (2016).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Presence Origin Resident Breeding visitor Non-breeding visitor Passage migrant
Argentina extant native yes
Brazil extant native yes
Colombia extant native yes
Venezuela extant native yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Parque Provincial Piñalito y alrededores
Argentina Reserva de la Biósfera Yabotí
Argentina Parque Provincial Uruzú y Reserva Forestal San Jorge
Argentina San Antonio
Argentina Alta cuenca del arroyo Alegría
Argentina San Pedro
Argentina Parque Provincial Cruce Caballero
Brazil Serra dos Órgãos
Brazil Serra do Tinguá
Brazil Campos Gerais do Paraná
Brazil Serra do Marumbi
Brazil Área de Proteção Ambiental de Guaratuba
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia
Brazil Região dos Aparados da Serra

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 600 - 2200 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Chamaeza ruficauda. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rufous-tailed-antthrush-chamaeza-ruficauda on 04/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/03/2024.