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). The population trend is not known, but the population is not believed to be decreasing sufficiently rapidly to approach the thresholds under the population trend criterion (>30% decline over ten years or three generations). The population size is very large, and hence does not 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.
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.
SACC. 2006. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.html#.
Amazilia tzacatl (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) was previously split into A. tzacatl and A. handleyi following Wetmore (1968), but these two taxa have now been lumped as A. tzacatl following AOU (1998) and a review by the BirdL
AOU. 1998. Check-list of North American birds. American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.
Wetmore, A. 1968. The birds of the Republic of PanamÃ¡, part 2: Columbidae to Picidae. Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
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Ekstrom, J., Butchart, S., Taylor, J., Gilroy, J.
IUCN Red List evaluators
Butchart, S., Symes, A.
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Amazilia tzacatl. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2016.
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|Current IUCN Red List category||Least Concern|
|Species name author||(de la Llave, 1833)|
|Population size||mature individuals|
|Distribution size (breeding/resident)||1,030,000 km2|
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