Glow-throated Hummingbird Selasphorus ardens

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: Salvin, 1870

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i,ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted from Vulnerable because of a re-assessment of its subpopulation structure that indicates it is more susceptible to extinction than previously thought. It is listed as Endangered on the basis that its declining population is very small and forms a single subpopulation.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Selasphorus ardens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/11/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/11/2020.