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Tag Archives: Tapajós Hermit
Archived 2018 topic: Tapajos Hermit (Phaethornis aethopygus): uplist from Near Threatened to Vulnerable?
This discussion was first published as part of the 2016 Red List update. At the time a decision regarding its status was pended, but to enable potential reassessment of the species as part of the 2018 Red List update this … Continue reading
Archived 2010-2011 topics: Tapajós Hermit (Phaethornis aethopyga): a valid species, so list as Near Threatened?
Tapajós Hermit Phaethornis aethopyga is treated by BirdLife as a valid species. In the region of Brazil in which this species is found, habitat destruction and fragmentation as a result of conversion to pasture, road construction and subsequent development and settlement, accompanied by illegal logging, are significant threats to any forest-dependent species, with the Novo Progresso area currently experiencing one of the highest rates of deforestation in the Amazon (F. Olmos in litt. 2007). Continue reading