Wire-crested Thorntail Discosura popelairii

Wire-crested Thorntail Discosura popelairii

Based on a model of future deforestation in the Amazon basin, it is suspected that the population of this species will decline by 25-30% over the next three generations, and it has therefore been uplisted to Near Threatened. Discosura popelairii is a generally rare species of north-west South America including Colombia and Ecuador.

Factsheet: Wire-crested Thorntail Discosura popelairii 


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