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Dusky-throated Hermit Phaethornis squalidus

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2006 Least Concern
2004 Not Recognised
2000 Not Recognised
1994 Not Recognised
1988 Not Recognised

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 263,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 0
Population trend Unknown -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.2 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'fairly common' (Stotz et al. 1996).

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Brazil Native Extant Yes      

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Brazil Complexo Pedra Azul / Forno Grande site factsheet
Brazil Estação Ecológica de Juréia-Itatins site factsheet
Brazil Fazenda Pindobas IV e Arredores site factsheet
Brazil Maciços da Tijuca e Pedra Branca site factsheet
Brazil Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro site factsheet
Brazil Parque Nacional de Itatiaia site factsheet
Brazil Região de Blumenau site factsheet
Brazil Santa Teresa site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Marumbi site factsheet
Brazil Serra do Tinguá site factsheet
Brazil Serra dos Órgãos site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Terrestrial Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest suitable resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 2250 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Phaethornis squalidus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Species name author Boucard, 1892
Population size mature individuals
Population trend Unknown
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 263,000 km2
Country endemic? Yes
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species