This species has been uplisted from Near Threatened following evidence that it is declining rapidly, owing to intensive trapping and the loss and degradation of its habitats. It is thus listed as Vulnerable. If further evidence suggests that the decline is more rapid than currently thought, the species may qualify for uplisting again in the near future.
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Benstead, P., Bird, J., Butchart, S., Gilroy, J., Sharpe, C J & Taylor, J.
De Luca, A., Olmos, F., Rheindt, F. & Salaman, P.
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Oryzoborus maximiliani. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2014.
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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|Current IUCN Red List category||Vulnerable|
|Family||Emberizidae (Buntings, American sparrows and allies)|
|Species name author||Cabanis, 1851|
|Population size||Unknown mature individuals|
|Distribution size (breeding/resident)||1,530,000 km2|
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