Spiny-faced Antshrike Xenornis setifrons

Family: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)

Authority: Chapman, 1924

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v);C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range and fragmented distribution, in which habitat continues to decline (Collar et al. 1992). Its population is suspected to be small, with very small subpopulations likely to be declining in line with habitat loss. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 24,700 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Xenornis setifrons. Downloaded from on 12/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 12/08/2020.