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White-tailed Hummingbird Eupherusa poliocerca



Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Elliot, 1871

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;B1ab(i,ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range in which there is a rapid and continuing decline in the extent, area and quality of suitable habitat. The range is so small that it would qualify as Endangered, but it is known from more than five locations and is thus considered Vulnerable.



Population size: 6000-15000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 12,500 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Eupherusa poliocerca. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.