|Scientific Name:||Goldmania violiceps Nelson, 1911|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||SACC. 2005 and updates. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Near Threatened ver 3.1|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Butchart, S., Ekstrom, J., Symes, A., Westrip, J.|
This species has a small range, which may be undergoing a slow decline in extent, area and quality of habitat; and this may consequently may be causing the population to decline. However, the species is not thought to be severely fragmented or restricted to a limited number of locations and so the species is listed as Near Threatened.
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|Range Description:||This species is restricted to Cerro Azul, Cerro Brewster, Cerro Bruja, Cerro Mali, Cerro Tacarcuna and Serranía de Majé of central and eastern Panama, as well as mountains of the extreme north-west Colombia (Schuchmann et al. 2017). Tracewski et al. (2016) estimated the maximum Area of Occupancy (calculated as the remaining tree area within the species’s range) to be c.1,291 km2, rounded here to 1,300 km2.|
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|Population:||The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. ).|
Trend Justification: Deforestation rates suggest that this species could potentially be undergoing a slow decline (Tracewski et al. 2016), but given that the rate of forest loss is so slow (c.2.4% over 3 generations [c.12.5 years]) the species is only very tentatively assessed as declining.
|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is found in humid forest at altitudes of between 600 and 1,200 m (see Schuchmann et al. 2017).|
|Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:||Yes|
|Generation Length (years):||4.2|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Major Threat(s):||A slow amount of deforestation may be threatening this species (see Tracewski et al. 2016), but much of this habitat has not been affected by man yet (Schuchmann et al. 2017).|
Conservation Actions Underway
No targeted conservation actions are known.
Conservation Actions Proposed
Conduct surveys to better estimate population size and trends.
|Citation:||BirdLife International. 2017. Goldmania violiceps. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22687461A118654646.Downloaded on 20 April 2018.|
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