Violet-capped Hummingbird Goldmania violiceps

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Nelson, 1911

Red List Category

Criteria: B1b(i,ii,iii)+2b(i,ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
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.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 14,600 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Goldmania violiceps. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/violet-capped-hummingbird-goldmania-violiceps on 21/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 21/02/2024.