Perija Metaltail Metallura iracunda

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Wetmore, 1947

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known only from two locations within a very small range, where its specialised habitat is very restricted and declining. It is listed as Endangered because habitat loss and degradation is almost certainly now impacting the known location.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,100 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Metallura iracunda. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/perija-metaltail-metallura-iracunda on 28/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/09/2023.