French: Mango à cravate verte German: Smaragdkehl-Mangokolibri Spanish: Mango gorjiverde
Trinidad, NE Venezuela and the Guianas to N Brazil (R Negro E through Amapá to N Maranhão).
10·5–12·5 cm; male 7·5–8·5 g, female 6·0 g; records of 11 g for female are possibly of egg-laying individuals. Male has... read more
Rather silent. Song apparently undescribed. Call in flight, when hovering at flowers, a repeated “... read more
Coastal regions, including mangrove, marshy savanna and similar open swamp-like habitats with... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar of flowering native and introduced trees, e.g. Erythrina, Caesalpinia, Tabebuia, Cordia, ... read more
Nests found year-round but chiefly Jan–Mar (Guianas). Small cup-shaped nest built on horizontal branch in large tree, normally above... read more
Sedentary along coastal areas; follows flowering seasons of trees inland.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Locally common, particularly in mangrove swamps and marshy coastal areas; less numerous inland. Has become a rather rare... read more
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