ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered

YEAR LISTED: 2013

RANGE: Pacific slope of the Andes of western Ecuador

THREATS: Deforestation and livestock grazing

POPULATION TREND: This bird’s population is decreasing. Currently, only 250 to 999 individuals are thought to exist.

Esmeraldas woodstar photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons/Bertdichrozona