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Buffy Helmetcrest Oxypogon stuebelii



Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: A. B. Meyer, 1884

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small known range, within which it appears to be uncommon. Despite large parts of the range being protected in a National Park, its preferred páramo habitat is lost and degraded rapidly. The species therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 4,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Oxypogon stuebelii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/01/2022.