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Archived 2011-2012 topics: Green-tailed Bristlebill (Bleda eximius): eligible for downlisting?

Recently, evidence has been gathered that suggests this species is tolerant of forest degradation, such as logging and road-building, and its overall and local abundance may have previously been underestimated owing to the timing of surveys (Dowsett-Lemaire and Dowsett 2009, F. Dowsett-Lemaire in litt. 2010). As a consequence, it has been recommended that the species be downlisted to Near Threatened (F. Dowsett-Lemaire in litt. 2010). Continue reading

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