French: Colibri sombre German: Grauer Breitschnabelkolibri Spanish: Colibrí prieto
Cyanomyia (?) sordida
S Mexico from Michoacán to C Oaxaca.
9–10 cm; 4·3–4·7 g. Male has slightly decurved bill, red, tipped black; crown dull green (becoming brownish green on forehead), auriculars blackish... read more
Vocalizations much like those of C. latirostris, but considered to be softer, more liquid... read more
Open and semi-open arid areas with scattered trees and scrub, sometimes along roadsides or in... read more
Food and feeding
No specific food plants have been recorded; presumably feeds on nectar of flowering Agave, Castilleja and Opuntia... read more
Nests have been recorded Mar–May, Aug, Nov–Dec. When nesting, may be capable of adapting to more humid periods within its semi-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Balsas Region and Interior Oaxaca EBA. Common throughout most of range; no threats noted to date.... read more
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