Esmeraldas Woodstar Chaetocercus berlepschi

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Simon, 1889

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Vulnerable due to larger population than previously considered, as well as a lower rate of decline. The population is undergoing a continuing decline across its small and fragmented range due to habitat degradation. This is further compounded by emerging threats from climate change. 

BirdLife Species Guardian: Jocotoco Foundation

Population size: 1000-2700 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 28,500 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Chaetocercus berlepschi. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.