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Greater Wagtail-tyrant Stigmatura budytoides
BirdLife is updating this factsheet for the 2016 Red List
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IUCN Red List history

Year Category
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 full migrant Forest dependency Low
Land mass type   Average mass -


  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 1,480,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 3.6 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common to common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
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 Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Argentina Native Extant        
Bolivia Native Extant        
Brazil Native Extant        
Paraguay Native Extant        

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Bajos Submeridionales site factsheet
Argentina Bañado La Estrella Este site factsheet
Argentina Bañado La Estrella Oeste site factsheet
Argentina Bañados del Quirquincho site factsheet
Argentina Caldenal del Sudoeste de Buenos Aires site factsheet
Argentina Chaco de Tartagal site factsheet
Argentina Chaguaral site factsheet
Argentina Chancaní y Sierras de Pocho site factsheet
Argentina El Cachapé site factsheet
Argentina El Cantor site factsheet
Argentina Estancia La Leonor site factsheet
Argentina Estepas arbustivas del Sur de Buenos Aires site factsheet
Argentina Fortín Sargento Primero Leyes site factsheet
Argentina La Fidelidad site factsheet
Argentina Lagunas San Miguel y El Sauce site factsheet
Argentina Lomas de Olmedo site factsheet
Argentina Lotes 32 y 33, Maíz Gordo site factsheet
Argentina Luracatao y Valles Calchaquíes site factsheet
Argentina Nacientes de los riachos Monte Lindo y Tatú Piré site factsheet
Argentina Palomitas y Ebro site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional El Rey site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Lihue Calel site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Río Pilcomayo site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Fuerte Esperanza site factsheet
Argentina Quebrada de las Conchas site factsheet
Argentina Reserva de Uso Múltiple Bañados del Río Dulce y Laguna Mar Chiquita site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Natural Formosa site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Natural Las Lancitas site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Provincial Florística y Faunística Bosques Teltecas site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Provincial Parque Luro site factsheet
Argentina Ruinas de Quilmes site factsheet
Argentina Salinas Grandes site factsheet
Argentina Salta Forestal site factsheet
Argentina Sierra de Medina site factsheet
Argentina Sierra Rosario de la Frontera site factsheet
Argentina Sierras del Norte Cordobés site factsheet
Argentina Sistema Uritorco site factsheet
Argentina Valle del río Paraguay-Paraná site factsheet
Bolivia KAA-IYA del Gran Chaco site factsheet
Bolivia Serranía de Aguarague site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable non-breeding
Savanna Moist suitable breeding
Savanna Moist suitable non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major non-breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable breeding
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable non-breeding
Altitude 0 - 2700 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Stigmatura budytoides. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016.

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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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Tyrannidae (Tyrant-flycatchers)
Species name author (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 1,480,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species