French: Coquette de Gould German: Gouldelfe Spanish: Coqueta moteada
NC & C Brazil (Pará and W Maranhão S to Mato Grosso and Goiás) and E Bolivia (Santa Cruz).
6·8–7·6 cm; 2·4–2·8 g. Male has short straight bill, red, tipped black; forehead glittering golden green, crest dark rufous, rest of... read more
Mostly silent. A short “tsip” given when feeding. When hovering, wings make a low bee-like humming... read more
Forest edges, savanna and cerrado up to c. 800 m.
Food and feeding
No specific data available. Presumably feeds on nectar of similar flowers visited by L. ornatus; trap-liner.
Dec–Apr. Nest undescribed, but measures 15 mm high, external diameter 30 mm, internal diameter 22 mm; clutch size two eggs, size 12... read more
No information; presumably sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Recently uplisted because it is expected to lose 41·5–47·9% of suitable habitat within its distribution over three generations based... read more
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