French: Colibri à queue verte German: Fleckenkolibri Spanish: Colibrí blanquioliva
upper River Ucayali, eastern Peru
Along R Amazon and tributaries in E Ecuador, NE Peru, extreme SE Colombia and NW Brazil.
12 cm; 6 g. Most species of similar-sized hummingbirds (e.g. Chlorostilbon notatus, Amazilia fimbriata) found in same geographical region, abeit not... read more
Song described as a monotonous series of multisyllabic notes, e.g. “cliCHEW cliCHEW cliCHEW...”,... read more
Mainly restricted to younger river islands in upper Amazon Basin and its tributaries, occurring in... read more
Food and feeding
Forages for nectar at species of diverse plant families, including Leguminosae, Lorantaceae, Vochysiaceae, Bromeliaceae, Rutaceae... read more
Breeding season unknown. Nest cup-shaped, made of soft plant material, fibres, cobweb, externally decorated with lichen; placed on... read more
Some local dispersal.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Upper Amazon-Napo Lowlands EBA. Fairly common to rare resident along riversides. Range... read more
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