Unicolored Tapaculo Scytalopus unicolor

Family: Rhinocryptidae (Tapaculos)

Authority: Salvin, 1895

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a small range, in which habitat loss and degradation are causing a slow population decline. Even though the population size has not been quantified directly it is likely small, and therefore the species is assessed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 8500-11500 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 17,200 km2

Country endemic: yes

IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Scytalopus unicolor. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/unicolored-tapaculo-scytalopus-unicolor on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 27/02/2024.