French: Mango vert German: Smaragdmangokolibri Spanish: Mango puertorriqueño verde
Audebert and Vieillot
11–14 cm; 7 g. Sexes alike. Bill slightly curved, black; upperparts emerald green; underparts metallic blue-green; tail metallic blue-black, rounded. Adult female with... read more
Rather silent. Song a repeated high-pitched phrase commencing with a drawn-out buzz, “szzzzz-szi-... read more
Plantations and forests of C... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar of flowering trees, shrubs and vines, such as Pariti tilaceum, Leonotis leonotum, Quisqualis indica and... read more
Nest records Oct–May. The nest is a soft, compact cup decorated externally with lichen; attached to vertical branch of high tree,... read more
Altitudinal movements depending on flowering seasons.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands EBA. Common resident in the C... read more
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