Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (Bourcier & Mulsant, 1852)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii)+2ab(i,ii,iii); D

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a small range, in which it is known with certainty from two sites. Its population is thought to be very small and suspected to be declining due to the degradation of its habitat. It is consequently listed as Endangered.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Aves y Conservación

Population size: 100-150 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 590 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Eriocnemis nigrivestis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/black-breasted-puffleg-eriocnemis-nigrivestis on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.