Mexican Sheartail Doricha eliza

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (Lesson & DeLattre, 1839)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species occurs in two disjunct areas in Mexico; its population is small. It is locally threatened by habitat loss and degradation, thus its population is suspected to be declining slowly. For these reasons the species is listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 2500-9999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 108,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Doricha eliza. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mexican-sheartail-doricha-eliza on 28/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 28/11/2023.