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Streak-capped Treehunter Thripadectes virgaticeps



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 Medium
Land mass type Average mass -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 513,000 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 Stable 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 the species is described as uncommon to fairly common throughout its range (del Hoyo et al. 2003).

Trend justification: This population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


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

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Colombia Bosques del Oriente de Risaralda
Colombia Munchique Natural National Park and southern extension
Colombia Reserva Natural El Pangán
Ecuador Cordillera de Huacamayos-San Isidro-Sierra Azul
Ecuador El Ángel - Cerro Golondrinas and surrounding areas
Ecuador Mindo and western foothills of Volcan Pichincha
Ecuador Intag-Toisán
Ecuador Maquipucuna-Río Guayllabamba
Ecuador Parque Nacional Llanganates
Ecuador Parque Nacional Sangay
Ecuador Reserva Buenaventura
Ecuador Río Toachi-Chiriboga
Venezuela Parque Nacional El Ávila and surrounding areas
Venezuela Parque Nacional El Tamá
Venezuela Henri Pittier National Park (Parque Nacional Henri Pittier IBA)
Venezuela Monumento Natural Pico Codazzi
Venezuela Parque Nacional San Esteban
Ecuador Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas y alrededores
Colombia Parque Nacional Natural Tamá
Colombia Reserva Natural Tambito
Colombia Reserva Natural Río Ñambí
Venezuela Parque Nacional Terepaima
Ecuador Bosque Protector Los Cedros
Colombia Serranía de los Paraguas
Colombia Cordillera de los Picachos Natural National Park
Colombia Chicoral
Colombia Cafetales de Támesis
Colombia Cerro La Judía
Colombia La Planada Natural Reserve
Colombia Finca la Betulia Reserva la Patasola

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 900 - 2100 m Occasional altitudinal limits (max) 2500 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Thripadectes virgaticeps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2022.