Long-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus excellens

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Conservation

Conservation Status

At the global level it can be considered as a Near Threatened species. In Mexico it is considered as a species under special protection. The main factors of threat for this species are its restricted range and habitat destruction. The forests of southeastern Mexico are being cleared for farming and harvesting of timber products. No conservation or management program is known for this species. Studies are needed about its ecology, reproductive biology and food.

Effects of human activity on populations

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Recommended Citation

Long-tailed Sabrewing (Campylopterus excellens), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/lotsab1