This species is listed as Vulnerable as it is estimated to have a small population which is declining due to habitat destruction. Further surveys are needed to precisely establish the population size and trends, and the ability for the species to persist in mosaics of coffee plantations and forest.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html.
Phyllomyias weedeni (SACC 2005 + updates) was described as new to science by Herzog et al. (2008).
Herzog, S. K.; Kessler, M.; Balderrama, J. A. 2008. A new species of Tyrannulet (Tyrannidae: Phyllomyias) from Andean foothills in northwest Bolivia and adjacent Peru. The Auk 125(2): 265-276.
Text account compilers
Calvert, R., Sharpe, C J
IUCN Red List evaluators
Butchart, S., Symes, A.
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Phyllomyias weedeni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2014.
This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.
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|Current IUCN Red List category||Vulnerable|
|Species name author||Herzog, Kessler & Balderrama, 2008|
|Population size||2500-9999 mature individuals|
|Distribution size (breeding/resident)||14,034 km2|
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