Tag Archives: IUCN Red List

White-winged Guan (Penelope albipennis): revise global status?

BirdLife species factsheet for White-winged Guan: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/white-winged-guan-penelope-albipennis The White-winged Guan (Penelope albipennis) survives only in Lambayeque, Piura (Díaz-Montes and del Solar-Rojas 1997) and Cajamarca departments in north-west Peru. Historically, the species was probably well distributed across the Tumbesian dry forest … Continue reading

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Rusty-flanked Crake (Laterallus levraudi): revise global status?

BirdLife species factsheet for Rusty-flanked Crake: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rusty-flanked-crake-laterallus-levraudi The Rusty-flanked Crake occurs on the lower Caribbean slope of north-west Venezuela, in eastern Zulia (V. Morón-Zambrano in litt. 2012), Barinas, Portuguesa, Falcón, Lara, Yaracuy, Carabobo, Aragua, Distrito Federal and Miranda. Until 1995, … Continue reading

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Rapa Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus huttoni): revise global status?

BirdLife species factsheet for Rapa Fruit-dove: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/rapa-fruit-dove-ptilinopus-huttoni The Rapa fruit-dove (Ptilinopus huttoni) is endemic to the tiny island of Rapa in the Tubuai Islands, French Polynesia, where its population was estimated at 274 individuals (175-368) in 1989-1990 (Thibault and Varney … Continue reading

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Forest thrush (Turdus lherminieri): request for information

BirdLife species factsheet for Forest thrush: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/forest-thrush-turdus-lherminieri Forest thrush (Turdus lherminieri) is endemic to the Lesser Antilles, where it is uncommon on Montserrat (to U.K.), Dominica and Guadeloupe (to France), and rare (perhaps extirpated) on St Lucia. The species underwent … Continue reading

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Turquoise-fronted Amazon (Amazona aestiva): request for information

BirdLife species factsheet for Turquoise-fronted Amazon: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/turquoise-fronted-amazon-amazona-aestiva The Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva has a large range across northern and eastern Bolivia, east to eastern Brazil and south through Paraguay to northern Argentina. The species’s population has not been quantified, but it … Continue reading

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