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D'Orbigny's Chat-tyrant Ochthoeca oenanthoides

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 Near Threatened

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type   Average mass 17.7 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 624,000 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' (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       Yes
Bolivia Native Extant       Yes
Chile Native Extant       Yes
Paraguay Vagrant Extant        
Peru Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Alto Calilegua site factsheet
Argentina Caspala y Santa Ana site factsheet
Argentina Cerro Negro de San Antonio site factsheet
Argentina Cuesta del Clavillo site factsheet
Argentina Cuesta del Obispo site factsheet
Argentina El Infiernillo site factsheet
Argentina Fincas Santiago y San Andrés site factsheet
Argentina Pampichuela site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Baritú site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Calilegua site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial La Florida site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Los Ñuñorcos y Reserva Natural Quebrada del Portugués site factsheet
Argentina Quebrada del Toro site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Provincial Santa Ana site factsheet
Argentina Río Los Sosa site factsheet
Argentina Ruinas de Quilmes site factsheet
Argentina San Francisco-Río Jordan site factsheet
Argentina San Lucas site factsheet
Argentina Santa Victoria, Cañani y Cayotal site factsheet
Argentina Tiraxi y Las Capillas site factsheet
Argentina Valle Colorado y Valle Grande site factsheet
Argentina Yala site factsheet
Argentina Yavi y Yavi Chico site factsheet
Bolivia Bosque de Polylepis de Madidi site factsheet
Bolivia Lago Poopó y Río Laka Jahuira site factsheet
Bolivia Reserva Biológica Cordillera de Sama site factsheet
Bolivia Reserva Nacional de Flora y Fauna Tariquía site factsheet
Bolivia Southern slopes of Tunari National Park (Vertiente Sur del Parque Nacional Tunari IBA) site factsheet
Bolivia Yungas Superiores de Apolobamba site factsheet
Bolivia Yungas Superiores de Madidi site factsheet
Bolivia Yungas Superiores de Mosetenes y Cocapata site factsheet
Chile Parque Nacional Lauca site factsheet
Chile Precordillera Socoroma-Putre site factsheet
Peru Cerro Huanzalá-Huallanca site factsheet
Peru Chalhuanca site factsheet
Peru Champará site factsheet
Peru Chiguata site factsheet
Peru Cordillera Huayhuash site factsheet
Peru Cordillera Huayhuash y Nor-Oyón site factsheet
Peru Cotahuasi site factsheet
Peru Lago de Junín site factsheet
Peru Manu site factsheet
Peru Marcapomacocha site factsheet
Peru Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay site factsheet
Peru Reserva Nacional Pampa Galeras site factsheet
Peru Río Mantaro-Cordillera Central site factsheet
Peru Santuario Histórico Machu Picchu site factsheet
Peru Santuario Nacional del Ampay site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) suitable resident
Altitude 2000 - 4500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Ochthoeca oenanthoides. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/12/2014.

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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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) 624,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species