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Tag Archives: Foothill Elaenia
BirdLife species factsheet for Foothill Elaenia The recently discovered Foothill Elaenia (Myiopagis olallai) occurs in a severely fragmented range in the northern Andes. The species is restricted to a few, disjunct localities of occurrence in the Central Cordillera in Colombia, … Continue reading
Archived 2010-2011 topics: Foothill Elaenia (Myiopagis olallai): is there sufficient information to reassess this species?
Foothill Elaenia Myiopagis olallai is currently listed as Near-Threatened. The species, however, has a very restricted range and is apparently known from just four locations. It would therefore qualify as Endangered under the same criterion if there is evidence that the species is in decline. Comments on the range of this species, likely population trends and the number of locations from where it has been recorded are needed in order to update this assessment. Continue reading