Juan Fernandez Firecrown Sephanoides fernandensis

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (King, 1831)

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species has an extremely small range, restricted to fragmented habitat on a single island, where habitat loss, predation by introduced mammals and possibly competition are causing continuing declines. It consequently qualifies as Critically Endangered.

Population size: 490-2000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 12 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Sephanoides fernandensis. Downloaded from on 20/11/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/11/2019.