Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis


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Aves y Conservación. 2012. Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis. July 2012. BirdLife International Preventing Extinctions Programme unpublished progress report.

Aves y Conservación. 2013. Actividades Mayo-Julio 2013. BirdLife International Preventing Extinctions Programme unpublished progress report..

Bleiweiss, R.; Olalia P. , M. 1983. Notes on the ecology of the Black-breasted Puffleg on Volcan Pichincha, Ecuador. Wilson Bulletin 94: 656-661.

Cárdenas, A. 2007. Análisis multitemporal de cobertura vegetal y uso del suelo para la Ventana Binacional Ecuador, período 1998 - 2007, Proyecto Diseño del SIMSA - CCCM.

Collar, N. J.; Gonzaga, L. P.; Krabbe, N.; Madroño Nieto, A.; Naranjo, L. G.; Parker, T. A.; Wege, D. C. 1992. Threatened birds of the Americas: the ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

Guevara, E. A. 2013. Multi?scale habitat use analysis and interspecific Ecology of the Critically Endangered Black?breasted Puffleg, Eriocnemis nigrivestis. MSc thesis. Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam.

Guevara, E.A., Bonaccorso, E. and Duivenvoorden, J.F. 2015. Multi-scale habitat use analysis and interspeci?c Ecology of the Critically Endangered Black-breasted Puf?eg Eriocnemis nigrivestis. Bird Conservation International: 1-10.

Heynen, I., Boesman, P. and Sharpe, C.J. 2015. Black-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis nigrivestis). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. and de Juana, E. (eds), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Jahn, O. 2008. Rediscovery of Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis negrivestis in the Cordillera de Toisán, north-west Ecuador, and reassessment of its conservation status. Cotinga: 31-39.

Jahn, O.; Santander, T. 2008. Species action plan: Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis. Aves & Conservacion, Quito.

Krabbe, N.; Braun, M. J.; Jácome, M.; Robbins, M. B.; Schjo1rring, S.; Sornoza M., F. 1994. Black-legged Puffleg found: extant but seriously threatened. Cotinga: 8-9.

Lyons, J. A.; Santander, T. 2006. Unusual sighting and new record of Black-breasted Puffleg. Available at: #

Phillips, R. 1998. Red Data Bird: Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis. World Birdwatch 20: 20-21.

Santander, T.; Tellkamp, M. P.; Williams, R.; Davidson, I.J. 2004. Conserving the globally threatened Black-breasted Puffley Eriocnemis nigrivestis. BirdLife International, Quito, Ecuador.

Williams, R.; Santander, T. 2003. Conservation of the Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis; a review of the species' range and ecology, mapping of remaining habitat and proposal for the species' conservation.

Further resources

Detailed species account from the Threatened birds of the Americas: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 1992). Please note, taxonomic treatment and IUCN Red List category may have changed since publication.

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Recuento detallado de la especie tomado del libro Aves Amenazadas de las Americas, Libro Rojo de BirdLife International (BirdLife International 1992). Nota: la taxonomoía y la categoría de la Lista Roja de la UICN pudo haber cambiado desde esta publicación.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Eriocnemis nigrivestis. Downloaded from on 06/06/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/06/2020.