French: Ariane de Lucy German: Hondurasamazilie Spanish: Amazilia hondureña
Arid interior valleys of N & C Honduras.
9–10 cm. Male has straight, medium-sized bill, maxilla blackish, mandible reddish, distally dusky; upperparts golden-green, towards tail-coverts more bronze; throat and... read more
Presumed song is a series of repeated, very faint, cricket-like “tsee” notes. Calls include dry “... read more
Inhabits open-canopied deciduous thorn forests and closed-canopied semi-deciduous woodland, from 75... read more
Food and feeding
Perches and feeds in low to fairly high strata, at 0·5–10 m above ground. Forages for nectar at various flowering plants, such... read more
Birds in breeding condition observed in June; nesting unknown. Clutch two white eggs; incubation by female; no data exist on incubation and... read more
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Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. CITES II. One of the most localized and threatened hummingbirds. Until its rediscovery in 1988, biology and status were almost unknown, and the taxon was even... read more
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