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Cipo Canastero (Asthenes luizae): revise global status?

BirdLife species factsheet for Cipo Canastero Cipo Canastero (Asthenes luizae) occurs in few localities in Minas Gerais, Brazil (Espinhaço mountain range and Diamantina plateau, Campina do Bananal, and further north in Monte Azul; Chaves Cordeiro et al. 1998, Vasconcelos et … Continue reading

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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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