Purple-backed Sunbeam

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Purple-backed Sunbeam is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Purple-backed Sunbeam, Aglaeactis aliciae, is a bird species in the family Trochilidae. It is found only in Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was formerly classified as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. But new research has shown that although hardly any natural habitat is left, this species is still a bit more numerous than it was believed. Consequently, it is downlisted to Endangered status in 2008. More

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purple-backed sunbeam is an attractive hummingbird with a striking iridescent plumage. A patch of shimmering amethyst is conspicuous on the rump and lower back, contrasting sharply with ... More

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Purple-backed Sunbeam Aglaeactis aliciae 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Endangered Justification This species has been downlisted to Endangered because a recent field study has revealed that it occurs more widely than previously thought. More

Purple-backed Sunbeam (Aglaeactis aliciae) by Charles Hesse. More

Purple-backed Sunbeam, Peru, Maranon Valley July 2003 © J�nos Ol�h Jr Purple-backed Sunbeam - Purple-backed Sunbeam, Peru, Molino 24.2. More

Purple-backed Sunbeam Aglaeactis aliciae = Described by: Salvin (1896) Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range N. Peru; Ex. restricted range; La Libertad and Ancash. More

Purple-backed Sunbeam Aglaeactis aliciae, a hummingbird found only in a tiny 1km2 area of alder woodland in western Peru. Martin Harvey The Seychelles Fody is no longer considered globally threatened Zoom In "Recently much of the Purple-backed Sunbeam's crucial remaining habitat has been replaced with eucalyptus. This will have a devastating effect on a species already numbering fewer than a thousand individuals. More

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Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Aglaeactis
Species : aliciae
Authority : Salvin, 1896