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Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions 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
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Near Threatened A2c+3c+4c
2012 Near Threatened A2c+3c+4c
2008 Near Threatened A2c; A3c; A4c
2004 Near Threatened
2000 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1988 Near Threatened
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Land-mass type - continent
Average mass 75 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,120,000 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 poor 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) 20-29 - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).

Trend justification: A moderately rapid and on-going population decline is suspected owing to habitat loss.


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

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Argentina Alta cuenca del arroyo Alegría
Argentina Azara
Argentina Cuenca del Piray Miní
Argentina Extremo noreste de Corrientes
Argentina Montecarlo
Argentina Parque Nacional Iguazú y alrededores
Argentina Parque Provincial Cruce Caballero
Argentina Parque Provincial Piñalito y alrededores
Argentina Parque Provincial Salto Encantado del Valle del Cuñá-Pirú y alrededores
Argentina Parque Provincial Urugua-í
Argentina Parque Provincial Uruzú y Reserva Forestal San Jorge
Argentina Reserva de la Biósfera Yabotí
Argentina Reserva Privada Yaguaroundí
Argentina San Antonio
Argentina San Pedro
Brazil Área de Proteção Ambiental de Guaratuba
Brazil Campos do Planalto das Araucárias
Brazil Campos Gerais do Paraná
Brazil Cânion do Guartelá
Brazil Complexo Pedra Azul / Forno Grande
Brazil Encostas da Região de Domingos Martins
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Juréia-Itatins
Brazil Fazenda Pindobas IV e Arredores
Brazil General Carneiro
Brazil Itarana
Brazil Jaguariaíva
Brazil Maciço Florestal de Paranapiacaba
Brazil Médio Rio Camaquã
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Caraguatatuba e Picinguaba)
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar (entre Santos e São Sebastião)
Brazil Parque Estadual do Turvo
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia
Brazil Parque Nacional do Caparaó
Brazil Parque Nacional do Iguaçu
Brazil Região de Blumenau
Brazil Região de Pinheiro Machado
Brazil Região dos Aparados da Serra
Brazil Reserva Biológica de Duas Bocas
Brazil Santa Teresa
Brazil Serra da Bocaina / Paraty / Angra dos Reis
Brazil Serra da Cantareira
Brazil Serra da Mantiqueira
Brazil Serra do Caraça
Brazil Serra do Marumbi
Brazil Serra do Tabuleiro State Park (Parque Estadual da Serra do Tabuleiro IBA)
Brazil Serra do Tinguá
Brazil Serra dos Órgãos
Brazil Várzea do Canal São Gonçalo
Paraguay Arroyo Blanco
Paraguay Bosque Mbaracayú
Paraguay Estancia Itabó
Paraguay Estancia Muxfeldt
Paraguay Ka'aguy Rory
Paraguay Morombi
Paraguay Parque Nacional Caazapá
Paraguay Parque Nacional San Rafael
Paraguay Reserva Itabó - Itaipú
Paraguay Serranías de San Joaquín
Paraguay Ybyturuzú

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 750 - 2000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact
Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Agriculture & aquaculture Annual & perennial non-timber crops - Agro-industry farming Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Declines
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Agriculture & aquaculture Livestock farming & ranching - Agro-industry grazing, ranching or farming Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Declines
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation, Ecosystem conversion
Biological resource use Logging & wood harvesting - Unintentional effects: (subsistence/small scale) [harvest] Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Majority (50-90%) Slow, Significant Declines
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation
Natural system modifications Fire & fire suppression - Increase in fire frequency/intensity Timing Scope Severity Impact
Ongoing Minority (<50%) Slow, Significant Declines
Stresses
Ecosystem degradation

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Piculus aurulentus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2017.