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Archived 2011-2012 topics: Eye-ringed Thistletail (Schizoeaca palpebralis): uplist to Vulnerable?

Eye-ringed Thistletail Schizoeaca palpebralis is currently listed as Least Concern because it was not thought to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under any of the IUCN criteria. Recently, it has been suggested that this species should be listed as Endangered on the basis that it has a restricted range in which it is threatened by habitat clearance for agriculture (Engblom 2010). Continue reading

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