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Bright-rumped Yellow-finch Sicalis uropygialis

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 Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type   Average mass 22.5 g

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 706,000 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) 3.8 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'common' (Stotz et al. (1996).
Trend justification: The 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
Peru Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Argentina Laguna Guayatayoc site factsheet
Argentina Laguna Los Enamorados site factsheet
Argentina Lagunas Runtuyoc - Los Enamorados site factsheet
Argentina Lagunillas site factsheet
Argentina Monumento Natural Laguna de Los Pozuelos site factsheet
Argentina Parque Nacional Campo de los Alisos site factsheet
Argentina Parque Provincial La Florida site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Provincial Olaroz-Cauchari site factsheet
Argentina Reserva Provincial y de la Biosfera Laguna Blanca 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 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 Mosetenes y Cocapata site factsheet
Chile Inacaliri - Linzor - El Tatio site factsheet
Chile Parque Nacional Lauca site factsheet
Peru Abra Málaga-Vilcanota site factsheet
Peru Champará site factsheet
Peru Cordillera Huayhuash site factsheet
Peru Cordillera Huayhuash y Nor-Oyón site factsheet
Peru Cotahuasi site factsheet
Peru Covire site factsheet
Peru Lago de Junín site factsheet
Peru Lago Lagunillas site factsheet
Peru Marcapomacocha site factsheet
Peru Reserva Nacional Pampa Galeras 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
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude major resident
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) major resident
Altitude 2500 - 4800 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation

Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Sicalis uropygialis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2014.

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 Emberizidae (Buntings, American sparrows and allies)
Species name author (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1837)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 706,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species