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Apical Flycatcher Myiarchus apicalis

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 not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type   Average mass 29.2 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 41,600 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 Increasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.1 - - -
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 species thrives in secondary and open habitats and is suspected to be expanding its range as deforestation continues (del Hoyo et al. 2004).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Colombia Native Extant      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Colombia Bosques de Tolemaida, Piscilago y alrededores site factsheet
Colombia Bosques del Oriente de Risaralda site factsheet
Colombia Bosques Secos del Valle del Río Chicamocha site factsheet
Colombia Enclave Seco del Río Dagua site factsheet
Colombia Haciendas Ganaderas del Norte del Cauca site factsheet
Colombia La Victoria site factsheet
Colombia Reserva Forestal Yotoco site factsheet
Colombia Reserva Natural Cajibío site factsheet
Colombia Reserva Natural Laguna de Sonso site factsheet
Colombia Soatá site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Altitude 400 - 2500 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Myiarchus apicalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014.

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 Sclater & Salvin, 1881
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Increasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 41,600 km2
Country endemic? Yes
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species