LC
Sharp-billed Treehunter Heliobletus contaminatus



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 High
Land mass type Average mass 14 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,100,000 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) 3.8 - - -

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 destruction (del Hoyo et al. 2003).


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 U Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Parque Nacional Iguazú y alrededores
Argentina Parque Provincial Urugua-í
Argentina Parque Provincial Uruzú y Reserva Forestal San Jorge
Argentina San Antonio
Argentina Alta cuenca del arroyo Alegría
Argentina San Pedro
Argentina Reserva Privada Yaguaroundí
Argentina Reserva de la Biósfera Yabotí
Argentina Barra Concepción
Argentina Parque Provincial Cruce Caballero
Paraguay Bosque Mbaracayú
Paraguay Estancia Itabó
Paraguay Ypeti
Paraguay Limoy
Paraguay Reserva Itabó - Itaipú
Paraguay Parque Nacional Caazapá
Paraguay Tapyta
Paraguay Parque Nacional San Rafael
Brazil Serra dos Órgãos
Brazil Serra do Tinguá
Brazil Campos Gerais do Paraná
Brazil Serra do Marumbi
Brazil Parque Nacional do Iguaçu
Brazil Serra da Mantiqueira
Brazil Área de Proteção Ambiental de Guaratuba
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 Serra do Tabuleiro State Park
Brazil Guaraqueçaba / Jacupiranga / Cananéia
Brazil Maciço Florestal de Paranapiacaba
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Juréia-Itatins
Brazil Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis
Brazil Parque Estadual do Turvo
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 750 - 1830 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Heliobletus contaminatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.