LC
Rufous Wren Cinnycerthia unirufa



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 not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 508,000 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 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 - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.6 - - -

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 population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction and fragmentation.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Colombia N Extant Yes
Ecuador N Extant Yes
Peru N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Colombia Bosques del Oriente de Risaralda
Colombia Cuenca del Río Toche
Colombia Munchique Natural National Park and southern extension
Colombia Puracé Natural National Park
Colombia Reserva Hidrográfica, Forestal y Parque Ecológico de Río Blanco
Colombia Alto Quindío
Colombia Reservas Comunitarias de Roncesvalles
Colombia Serranía de los Churumbelos
Ecuador Cordillera de Huacamayos-San Isidro-Sierra Azul
Ecuador Cordillera del Cóndor
Ecuador El Ángel - Cerro Golondrinas and surrounding areas
Ecuador Estación Biológica Guandera-Cerro Mongus
Ecuador Mindo and western foothills of Volcan Pichincha
Ecuador Maquipucuna-Río Guayllabamba
Ecuador Montañas de Zapote-Najda
Ecuador Cajas-Mazán
Ecuador Parque Nacional Llanganates
Ecuador Parque Nacional Podocarpus
Ecuador Parque Nacional Sangay
Ecuador Parque Nacional Cayambe-Coca
Ecuador Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas
Ecuador Yunguilla Reserve
Peru Cerro Chinguela
Venezuela Parque Nacional El Tamá
Venezuela Parque Nacional Perijá
Ecuador Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas y alrededores
Colombia Bosques de la Falla del Tequendama
Colombia Parque Nacional Natural Tamá
Peru Sur de la Cordillera de Colán
Colombia Parque Nacional Natural Tatamá
Colombia Reserva Natural Ibanasca
Colombia Serranía de los Paraguas
Peru Cordillera de Colán
Ecuador Bosque Protector Colambo-Yacuri
Colombia Cerro Pintado (Serranía de Perijá)
Ecuador Manteles - El Triunfo - Sucre
Colombia Chicoral
Ecuador Cashca Totoras Protected Forest

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 2200 - 3800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Cinnycerthia unirufa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020.