Mexican Sheartail Doricha eliza

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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv); C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range, in which it probably has a moderately small population. It is locally threatened by habitat loss and degradation, thus its population and range are likely to be experiencing declines. The range, however, is not yet severely fragmented or restricted to few locations. For these reasons the species is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical - realm
Land-mass type - continent - Continents are land masses > bigger than Australia (=7,682,300 sq km).
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Doricha eliza. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.