LC
Buff-winged Starfrontlet Coeligena lutetiae



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 -
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 140,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
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 - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -
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).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to loss of polylepis and sub paramo woodland (del Hoyo et al. 1999).


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

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
New Caledonia (to France) Plaine des Lacs
Colombia Bosques del Oriente de Risaralda
Colombia Cuenca del Río Toche
Colombia Puracé Natural National Park
Colombia Reserva Hidrográfica, Forestal y Parque Ecológico de Río Blanco
Colombia Alto Quindío
Colombia Reserva Natural Semillas de Agua
Colombia Reservas Comunitarias de Roncesvalles
Ecuador El Ángel - Cerro Golondrinas and surrounding areas
Ecuador Estación Biológica Guandera-Cerro Mongus
Ecuador Mindo and western foothills of Volcan Pichincha
Ecuador Montañas de Zapote-Najda
Ecuador Parque Nacional Llanganates
Ecuador Parque Nacional Podocarpus
Ecuador Parque Nacional Sangay
Ecuador Parque Nacional Cayambe-Coca
Ecuador Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas
Peru Cerro Chinguela
Ecuador Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas y alrededores
Peru La Cocha
Colombia Reserva Natural Ibanasca
Ecuador Bosque Protector Colambo-Yacuri
Ecuador Manteles - El Triunfo - Sucre
Colombia Finca la Betulia Reserva la Patasola
Colombia Laguna de la Cocha
Colombia Santuario de Fauna y Flora Galeras

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major resident
Altitude 2600 - 3600 m Occasional altitudinal limits (max) 3750 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Coeligena lutetiae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2022.