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Buff-tailed Coronet Boissonneaua flavescens



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm#.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 384,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Unknown not applicable -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. (1996).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Colombia N Extant Yes
Ecuador N Extant Yes
Venezuela N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Colombia Alto Quindío
Colombia Bosques de la Falla del Tequendama
Colombia Bosques del Oriente de Risaralda
Colombia Bosques Montanos del Sur de Antioquia
Colombia Cuenca del Río Toche
Colombia Lagunas Bombona y Vancouver
Colombia Munchique Natural National Park and southern extension
Colombia Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza and surroundings
Colombia Parque Nacional Natural Tamá
Colombia Parque Nacional Natural Tatamá
Colombia Parque Natural Regional Páramo del Duende
Colombia Puracé Natural National Park
Colombia Reserva Hidrográfica, Forestal y Parque Ecológico de Río Blanco
Colombia Reserva Natural Ibanasca
Colombia Reserva Natural Tambito
Colombia Reservas Comunitarias de Roncesvalles
Colombia Serranía de los Churumbelos
Colombia Soatá
Ecuador Cordillera de Huacamayos-San Isidro-Sierra Azul
Ecuador El Ángel - Cerro Golondrinas and surrounding areas
Ecuador Intag-Toisán
Ecuador Maquipucuna-Río Guayllabamba
Ecuador Mindo and western foothills of Volcan Pichincha (Mindo y Estribaciones Occidentales del volcán Pichincha IBA)
Ecuador Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas y alrededores
Ecuador Río Toachi-Chiriboga
Venezuela Parque Nacional El Tamá
Venezuela Parque Nacional Guaramacal
Venezuela Parque Nacional Sierra La Culata
Venezuela Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Moist suitable resident
Altitude 2000 - 3500 m Occasional altitudinal limits (min) 1400 m

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Boissonneaua flavescens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/11/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/11/2019.