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Archived 2010-2011 topics: Cipó Canastero (Asthenes luizae): downlist to Near Threatened?

Cipó Canastero Asthenes luizae is currently classified as Vulnerable. However, it has since been shown to occupy a larger range and is now known from at least 15 localities. While its range remains below the threshold for listing the species as Vulnerable under B1, the fact that it is now known from 15 or more locations and that habitat is relatively stable suggests it warrants downlisting to Near Threatened. Comments on this proposed reassessment are welcomed. Continue reading

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