Colorful Puffleg Eriocnemis mirabilis

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Meyer de Schauensee, 1967

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
Now known from four locations, this species still has a very small range in which habitat fragmentation is severe owing to small-scale logging and cultivation. A re-evaluation of its range size using a Minimum Convex Polygon means that the species now qualifies as Endangered.

BirdLife Species Guardian: Fundación ProAves

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 680 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Eriocnemis mirabilis. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/colorful-puffleg-eriocnemis-mirabilis on 31/05/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 31/05/2023.