Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
No targeted actions are known, although the species presumably occurs in a number of protected areas.
Conservation and research actions proposedEstimate population size and trends. Determine tolerance of habitat degradation and fragmentation. Ensure effective management of protected areas where it occurs.
The festive coquette (Lophornis chalybeus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. 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.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Lophornis chalybeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Alan P. Peterson's nomenclatural analysis.
- 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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