LC
Scribble-tailed Canastero Asthenes maculicauda



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
- - -

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 Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 464,000 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 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).

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


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

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Bolivia Yungas Superiores de Apolobamba
Bolivia Bosque de Polylepis de Madidi
Bolivia Bosques de Polylepis de Cotapata
Bolivia Reserva Nacional de Flora y Fauna Tariquía
Peru Valcón
Bolivia Bosque de Polylepis de Mina Elba
Bolivia Bosque de Polylepis de Sanja Pampa
Bolivia Bosque de Polylepis de Taquesi
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Cardones
Argentina Quebrada del Toro
Argentina Cuesta del Obispo
Argentina El Infiernillo
Argentina Sierra de Zenta
Argentina Caspala y Santa Ana
Argentina San Lucas
Argentina Cerro Negro de San Antonio
Argentina Parque Provincial Cumbres Calchaquíes
Argentina Parque Provincial La Florida
Argentina Parque Provincial Los Ñuñorcos y Reserva Natural Quebrada del Portugués

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Altitude 2250 - 4300 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Asthenes maculicauda. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/10/2021.