VU
Tapajos Hermit Phaethornis aethopygus



Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Zimmer, 1950

Red List Category

Criteria: A3ce+4ce

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because ongoing deforestation and the paving of a major highway in its range are suspected to be driving a rapid population decline. Further research is needed to improve our knowledge of this poorly-known species.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 272,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Phaethornis aethopygus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/06/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/06/2019.