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Slaty Gnateater Conopophaga ardesiaca

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 26.3 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 100,000 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 Increasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
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 may benefit from the alteration of habitats owing to human activities (del Hoyo et al. 2003), thus its population is suspected to be increasing.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Bolivia Native Extant       Yes
Peru Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Bolivia Reserva Nacional de Flora y Fauna Tariquía site factsheet
Bolivia Yungas Inferiores de Madidi 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
Peru Manu site factsheet
Peru Maruncunca 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 Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 800 - 2450 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Conopophaga ardesiaca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2014.

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 Conopophagidae (Gnateaters)
Species name author d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Increasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 100,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species