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Archived 2011-2012 topics: White-mantled Barbet (Capito hypoleucus): downlist to Vulnerable?

Given this species’s tolerance of habitat degradation and disturbance and its ability to occupy mosaics of forest and agricultural land, its habitat may not be considered severely fragmented according to the IUCN definition, i.e. over 50% in patches too small to support viable populations. On this basis, it is proposed that the species be downlisted to Vulnerable under criterion C2a(i). Continue reading

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