Santa Marta Sabrewing Campylopterus phainopeplus

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Salvin & Godman, 1879

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii); D

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Justification of Red List category
Once considered fairly common within its small range, since 1946 the species has only been recorded with certainty in 2010. The remaining population is likely very small and in decline. The species is therefore listed as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 1-49 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,900 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Campylopterus phainopeplus. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.