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Chestnut Seedeater (Sporophila cinnamomea): downlist from Vulnerable to Near Threatened?

BirdLife species factsheet for Chestnut Seedeater Chestnut Seedeater breeds in north-eastern Argentina, southern Paraguay, western and south-eastern Uruguay and extreme southern Brazil. It winters largely in central Brazil and eastern Paraguay. The species is currently listed as Vulnerable under A2cde+3cde+4cde; … Continue reading

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Saffron-cowled Blackbird (Xanthopsar flavus) – uplist from Vulnerable to Endangered?

Saffron-cowled Blackbird Xanthopsar flavus is restricted to a few sites with wet grasslands and marshes in southern South America and distributed in four disjunct areas in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay (Birdlife International 2015). It is currently listed as Vulnerable, … Continue reading

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Bare-throated Bellbird (Procnias nudicollis): downlist from Vulnerable to Near Threatened?

BirdLife species factsheet for Bare-throated Bellbird Bare-throated Bellbird is endemic to the Atlantic forest (Snow and Sharpe 2016). It is found in eastern Brazil, north-eastern Argentina and eastern Paraguay. The species is listed as Vulnerable under A2cd+3cd+4cd. The population is … Continue reading

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Black-capped Piprites (Piprites pileata): downlist from Vulnerable to Near Threatened?

BirdLife species factsheet for Black-capped Piprites Black-capped Piprites is found in south-east Brazil and north-eastern Argentina. In Brazil it has been found in Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul. In Argentina … Continue reading

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Russet-winged Spadebill (Platyrinchus leucoryphus): downlist from Vulnerable to Near Threatened?

BirdLife species factsheet for Russet-winged Spadebill Russet-winged Spadebill is found in southern Brazil, south-eastern Paraguay and north-east Argentina. The species is listed as Vulnerable under A2c+3c+4c. The species appears to be reliant on primary Atlantic forest, which continues to be … Continue reading

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White-bearded Antshrike (Biatas nigropectus): downlist from VU to NT?

BirdLife species factsheet for White-bearded Antshrike White-bearded Antshrike is found in southern Brazil from Espirito Santo to Santa Catarina, and in Misiones, north-east Argentina. The species is listed as Vulnerable under A2c+3c+4c; B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)c(iv); C2a(i)b. The population is estimated to number … Continue reading

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Helmeted Woodpecker (Hylatomus galeatus): uplist from VU to EN?

BirdLife species factsheet for Helmeted Woodpecker Helmeted Woodpecker is found in southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and north-eastern Argentina. The species is listed as Vulnerable under A2c+3c+4c; C2a(i). Its small population is suspected to have suffered a rapid population reduction owing … Continue reading

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Vinaceous-breasted Amazon (Amazona vinacea): downlist from Endangered to Vulnerable?

BirdLife species factsheet for Vinaceous-breasted Amazon Vinaceous-breasted Amazon is found in Paraguay, southern Brazil and in north-east Argentina. The species is listed as Endangered under C2a(i). The population has been estimated at 600-1,700 mature individuals in 2009. A rapid and … Continue reading

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Dwarf Tinamou (Taoniscus nanus): uplist from Vulnerable to Endangered?

BirdLife species factsheet for Dwarf Tinamou Dwarf Tinamou is found in central and south-eastern Brazil, with old isolated records from south-central Paraguay and north-east Argentina. In Brazil the few recent records of the species are from scattered localities where individuals … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: The newly described taxon Sporophila iberaensis is to be recognised as a species by BirdLife: request for information.

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Rearrangement of a selection of Amaurospiza species: list A. moesta and A. relicta as Least Concern?

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Blackish Cinclodes (Cinclodes antarcticus) is being split: request for information

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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