Venezuelan Sylph Aglaiocercus berlepschi

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (E. Hartert, 1898)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small known range, within which suitable habitat is thought to be severely fragmented. For these reasons it is currently classified as Endangered. However, if further evidence reveals it has a larger range or that habitat fragmentation is not a serious concern then it may warrant downlisting.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 4,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Aglaiocercus berlepschi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/04/2017.