Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (Lembeye, 1850)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c; C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it has a moderately small population that is declining moderately rapidly as a result of forest loss and degradation.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 218,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Mellisuga helenae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2021.