White-tailed Hummingbird Eupherusa poliocerca

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Elliot, 1871

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is restricted to a moderately small area in southern Mexico; it is suspected to have a small population. Habitat within the range is lost at a slow rate, which is thought to cause the population to decline. The species is therefore listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 6000-15000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 25,100 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Eupherusa poliocerca. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/white-tailed-hummingbird-eupherusa-poliocerca on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 02/12/2023.