Gorgeted Puffleg Eriocnemis isabellae

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Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This recently described species qualifies as Critically Endangered because it is known from a single location and has an extremely small area of occupancy within which habitat quality is continuing to decline owing to conversion for agriculture (particularly coca cultivation).

Population size: U mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 44 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Eriocnemis isabellae. Downloaded from on 05/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/12/2016.