This species is projected to experience a moderately rapid population reduction that may have begun already. It also has a small range within which habitat is becoming increasingly degraded, in particular owing to the development of pine plantations. However, the range is not yet severely fragmented or restricted to few locations. For these reasons, the species is classified as Near Threatened.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
21-22 cm. Large cinclodes with fairly long, straight bill and relatively long tail. Prominent white supercilium. Dark on the lores to the rear of the auriculars. Greyish brown above with slightly darker crown. Two indistinct buff wing-bars and a cinnamon-buff wing panel. The tail is brown with paler outer retrices. Sexes alike. Similar spp. The only cinclodes occurring within its small range. Voice: Song, a prolonged trill increasing in volume towards the end, given from a perch or in flight; call a descending "tseeoo".
Freitas, G. H. S. de; Costa, L. M.; Ferreira, J. D.; Rodrigues, M. 2008. The range of Long-tailed Cinclodes Cinclodes pabsti extends to Minas Gerais (Brazil). Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 128(3): 215-216.
Remsen, J. V. 2003. Family Furnariidae (Ovenbirds). In: del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Christie, D.A. (ed.), Handbook of the birds of the world, pp. 162-357. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.
Stotz, D. F.; Fitzpatrick, J. W.; Parker, T. A.; Moskovits, D. K. 1996. Neotropical birds: ecology and conservation. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
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Bird, J., Butchart, S., Gilroy, J. & Sharpe, C J
Accordi, I., Amorim, J., Fontana, C. & Olmos, F.
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Cinclodes pabsti. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2016.
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|Current IUCN Red List category||Near Threatened|
|Species name author||Sick, 1969|
|Population size||Unknown mature individuals|
|Distribution size (breeding/resident)||21,300 km2|
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