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Archived 2010-2011 topics: Golden-crowned Manakin (Lepidothrix vilasboasi): uplist to Endangered?

Golden-crowned Manakin Lepidothrix vilasboasi is known only from the state of ParĂ¡, Brazil, where it is currently known from fewer than five localities, and has an estimated Extent of Occurrence of 160 km2. The Novo Progresso area is currently experiencing one of the highest rates of deforestation in the Amazon. It would therefore appear to qualify as Endangered under criterion B1a+b. Comments on this proposed reclassification are welcomed. Continue reading

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