Cichlocolaptes leucophrus and C. holti (del Hoyo and Collar 2016) were previously lumped as C. leucophrus following SACC (2005 & updates), Sibley & Monroe (1990, 1993) and Stotz et al. (1996).
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.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
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Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the pre-split species has been described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).
Trend justification: This population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction (del Hoyo et al. 2003).
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Cichlocolaptes holti. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/small-pale-browed-treehunter-cichlocolaptes-holti on 30/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 30/11/2023.