Black Inca Coeligena prunellei

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (Bourcier, 1843)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a fairly small population. Even though tree cover loss is currently low within the range, habitat degradation and fragmentation are ongoing. Due to its sensitivity to the disturbance and reduction of forest patches the population is inferred to be in slow continuing decline. The species is therefore assessed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 7500

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 28,700 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Coeligena prunellei. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.