LC
Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens



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.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

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 full migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 2,380,000 medium
Extent of Occurrence non-breeding (km2) 2,140,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals poor estimated 2009
Population trend Increasing estimated -
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) 5.1 - - -

Trend justification: The population trend is increasing in North America (based on BBS/CBC data: Butcher and Niven 2007).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Costa Rica N Extant
El Salvador N Extant
Guatemala N Extant
Honduras N Extant
Mexico N Extant
Nicaragua N Extant
Panama N Extant
USA N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Mexico Acahuizotla - Agua del Obispo
Mexico Cebadillas
Mexico Cerros de Chalchihuitán
Mexico Cerros de San Cristóbal de las Casas
Mexico Coalcomán-Pómaro
Mexico El Carricito
Mexico El Tacaná
Mexico El Triunfo
Mexico Guacamayita
Mexico La Cima
Mexico Lagos de Montebello
Mexico Las Bufas
Mexico Maderas Chihuahua
Mexico Mesa de Guacamayas
Mexico Montañas del Norte de Chiapas
Mexico Monte Escobedo
Mexico Nevado de Colima
Mexico Omiltemi
Mexico Tlaxiaco
Mexico Lago de Pátzcuaro
Mexico Piélagos
Mexico Tancítaro
Mexico Tacámbaro
Mexico Sur del Valle de México
Mexico Río Presidio-Pueblo Nuevo
Mexico San Antonio Peña Nevada
Mexico Sierra Norte
Mexico Sierra de Valparaiso
Mexico Sierra de Miahuatlán
Mexico Sierra de Taxco-Nevado de Toluca
Mexico Sierra de Manantlán
Mexico Sierra Chincua
Mexico Sierra de Arteaga
Mexico Sierra de Atoyac y Bosques de Niebla de la Costa Grande

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major breeding
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane major non-breeding
Altitude 1500 - 3000 m Occasional altitudinal limits 1300 - 3300 m

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Eugenes fulgens. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/03/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/03/2021.