Animalia > Chordata > Aves > Apodiformes > Trochilidae > Lepidopyga > Lepidopyga lilliae

Lepidopyga lilliae (Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird)

Wikipedia Abstract

The sapphire-bellied hummingbird (Lepidopyga lilliae) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family.
View Wikipedia Record: Lepidopyga lilliae

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Lepidopyga lilliae

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.17834
EDGE Score: 3.92895


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Nectarivore
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  10 %
Diet - Nectar [1]  90 %
Forages - Aerial [1]  10 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  40 %
Forages - Understory [1]  50 %


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Amazon-Orinoco-Southern Caribbean mangroves Brazil, Columbia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela Neotropic Mangroves  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Isla De Salamanca 138873 Atlántico, Colombia  
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP) National Park II 1031303 Colombia  

Important Bird Areas

Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Complejo de Humedales Costeros de la Guajira Colombia A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii
Reserva de Biosfera RAMSAR Ciénaga Grande, Isla de Salamanca y Sabana Grande Colombia A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii
Valle de San Salvador Colombia A1, A2, A3  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Ciénaga Grande, Isla de Salamanca and Sabana Grande RAMSAR biosphere reserve Colombia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Zoological Society of Trinidad &Tobago

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License