Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2012

Assessor/s
BirdLife International

Reviewer/s
Butchart, S. & Symes, A.

Contributor/s

Justification
This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe fragmentation). Despite the fact that the population trend appears to be decreasing, the decline is not believed to be sufficiently rapid to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size has not been quantified, but it is not believed to approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the population size criterion (<10,000 mature individuals with a continuing decline estimated to be >10% in ten years or three generations, or with a specified population structure). For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
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Population

Population
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).

Population Trend
Unknown
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Wikipedia

Festive Coquette

The Festive Coquette (Lophornis chalybeus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family.[1] It is found in northwestern South America, the region of the western Amazon Basin, in the countries of northwest Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru. To the southeast it is found in adjacent Bolivia, a population in Argentina, and a separated range on the southeast coast of Brazil, in the state of Espírito Santo and southwest in a 2,000 km (1,200 mi) coastal strip.

Female

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest, at altitudes up to 1,000 metres (3,300 ft).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Lophornis chalybeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Alan P. Peterson's nomenclatural analysis.
  3. ^ Cook, Fred; Jenni Bruce (2004). The encyclopedia of animals: a complete visual guide. University of California Press. p. 331. ISBN 0-520-24406-0. 
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