Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Campylopterus
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SPECIES

Rufous Sabrewing Campylopterus rufus

Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published October 11, 2013

Conservation

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Rufous Sabrewing has a restricted geographic range, but nonetheless maintains an IUCN Red List conservation status of Least Concern (BirdLife International 2013). In Mexico it is considered as a species under special protection, although no conservation or management program is known for this species. Rufous Sabrewing is included in Appendix II of CITES, as is the case with all hummingbirds, regardless of rarity (except for Hook-billed Hermit Glaucis dohrnii, which is on Appendix I of CITES).

Effects of human activity on populations

No threats are identified by BirdLife International (2013).

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). Rufous Sabrewing (Campylopterus rufus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.rufsab1.01