Loddigesia mirabilis (Bourcier, 1847)

Marvelous spatuletail, Marvelous spatuletail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1835

Rediscovered in 1965

IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Anon. 2006. Marvelous Spatuletail protected by conservation easement in Peru. La Tangara: 4.

Barnes, R.; Butchart, S.; Clay, R.; Davies, C.; Seddon, N. 1995. The conservation status of the Cordillera de Colán, northern Peru. Cotinga: 6-7.

BirdLife International. 2016. Loddigesia mirabilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22688130A93183168. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22688130A93183168.en. Downloaded on 14 February 2017.

Clements, J. F.; Shany, N. 2001. A field guide to the birds of Peru. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Collar, N. J.; Gonzaga, L. P.; Krabbe, N.; Madroño Nieto, A.; Naranjo, L. G.; Parker, T. A.; Wege, D. C. 1992. Threatened birds of the Americas: the ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

Fjeldså, J.; Krabbe, N. 1990. Birds of the high Andes. Apollo Books, Copenhagen.

Garrigues, R. L. 2000. Is Marvellous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis threatened by hunting? Cotinga 14: 13.

Mark, T.; Augustine, L.; Barrio, J.; Flanagan, J.; Vellinga, W.-P.;. 2008. New records of birds from the northern Cordillera Central of Peru in a historical perspective. Cotinga 29: 108-125.

Ruschi, A. 1965. A atual distribuição geográfica de Loddigesia mirabilis (Bourcier) e algumas observaço2es a seu respeito. Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitao, Série Biologia no.46.

Schulenberg, T. S.; Stotz, D. F.; Lane, D. F.; O'Neill, J. P.; Parker III, T. A. 2007. Birds of Peru. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, USA.


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