French: Coquette du Guerrero German: Kurzhaubenelfe Spanish: Coqueta de Guerrero
Lophornis delattrei brachylopha
R. T. Moore
San Vicente de Benítez, Guerrero, Mexico
Sierra Madre del Sur (Guerrero), in SW Mexico.
7–7·5 cm. Male has short, straight bill, black; crest short (c. 1·2 cm), filamentous, rufous, longest feathers tipped green; rest of upperparts deep... read more
Mostly silent. A high, sharp “sip” or “tsip” when feeding. Also quiet dry chips “chi..chi-chi..”.... read more
Semi-deciduous forest, humid evergreen forest, pine-oak forest, and plantations at 900–1800 m. read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on nectar of flowering Cecropia, Clethra, Conostegia, Inga and other small flowering plants.... read more
Probably Nov–Feb. No further data available.
Sedentary with some altitudinal movements likely.
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. CITES II. Previously considered Endangered. Restricted-range species: present in Sierra Madre del Sur EBA. Locally frequent to uncommon. Species is... read more
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