Mexican Woodnymph Thalurania ridgwayi
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Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Nelson, 1900

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
The combination of a small and fragmented range, plus continuing habitat loss, qualify this species as Vulnerable. However, knowledge is poor and new information may result in a reclassification to a higher or lower threat category.

Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 14,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Thalurania ridgwayi. Downloaded from on 16/10/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/10/2018.