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Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus

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 High
Land mass type   Average mass 324 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 395,000 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 Decreasing -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 6.5 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to in decline owing to ongoing habitat loss, Recent fires in the north of its range destroyed large areas of suitable habitat (del Hoyo et al. 2002).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Argentina Native Extant Yes    
Chile Native Extant Yes    

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Extensión Límite Este y Sur del Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi site factsheet
Argentina Lago La Plata - Fontana site factsheet
Argentina Nahuel Huapi National Park and Reserve site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Lago Puelo - Parque Provincial Río Turbio site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Lanín site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Los Glaciares y adyacencias (Estancias El Sosiego, La Soledad y Anita) site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Perito Moreno y Reserva Provincial San Lorenzo site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial Copahue-Caviahue site factsheet
Chile Corredor Biológico Nevados de Chillán-Laguna del Laja site factsheet
Chile Estero del Salto Valley site factsheet
Chile Ibañez River Valley site factsheet
Chile La Tapera site factsheet
Chile Laguna San Rafael National Park site factsheet
Chile Mancopulli site factsheet
Chile Península Antonio Varas site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Forest Temperate major resident
Altitude 0 - 2000 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Threats & impact

Threat (level 1) Threat (level 2) Impact and Stresses
Climate change & severe weather Habitat shifting & alteration Timing Scope Severity Impact
Future Whole (>90%) Unknown Unknown
Stresses
Indirect ecosystem effects, Ecosystem degradation

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Campephilus magellanicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/04/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/04/2014.

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 Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Species name author (King, 1828)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Decreasing
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 395,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species