Violet-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia violiceps

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Conservation Status

It is not considered an endangered species globally (Least Concern category), but if included in Appendix II of CITES. In Mexican law is not considered threatened. Use programs are unknown for this species. Studies are needed on their ecology, reproductive biology and food, and encourage studies aimed at its conservation.

Effects of human activity on populations

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Recommended Citation

Violet-crowned Hummingbird (Amazilia violiceps), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: