Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus

Family: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)

Authority: (Gmelin, 1788)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ac+3c+4ac

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered to be undergoing a moderately rapid decline, even though the threats to the species have been difficult to ascertain. Therefore, it has been listed as Near Threatened.

Population size: 19000000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,780,000 km2

Country endemic: No

USFWS - Bird of Conservation Concern
Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Selasphorus rufus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.