Coppery Thorntail Discosura letitiae

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
Known only from two 19th century trade skins labelled as from 'Bolivia', there remains the possibility that the species has been subsequently overlooked. Given the complete lack of modern information regarding the species, the species is classified as Data Deficient.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Unknown

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Discosura letitiae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2020.