IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Porphyrospiza caerulescens occurs in the interior of north-east and central Brazil (from south-east Par and south Maranho to Piau, west Bahia, Tocantins, Gois, Districto Federal, west and central Minas Gerais and south Mato Grosso), and east Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz and possibly Chuquisaca) (Ridgely and Tudor 1989, Sick 1993, Armona 1995). It is uncommon, patchily distributed and apparently declining. It has become very rare and local in Brazil but is apparently more numerous in Bolivia, where 5,000 individuals were estimated at Cerro San Simn, west Beni, in 1990 (Parker and Rocha 1991).


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