French: Colibri vert et gris German: Erzkolibri Spanish: Colibrí apagado
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
E Brazil from Pernambuco to Mato Grosso and N Rio Grande do Sul.
c. 12 cm; c. 7·1–9 g. Male has slightly decurved black bill; upperparts bronzy-green to blackish bronzy-green, postocular spot white, uppertail-coverts with... read more
In all, six vocalizations, other than the song, have been identified, characterized as “chirp... read more
Edges and understorey of humid forest, plantations, gardens and second growth. Often reported to be... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on nectar of flowering bromeliads, Heliconia and other plants. Arthropods caught in the air by hawking. Feeds from low down... read more
Nov–Mar; nest is cup-shaped, built of soft plant material decorated with large pieces of lichen on the outside, saddled on horizontal... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Common to locally common throughout its range, although considered rare in Rio Grande do Sul, where just three records prior to the present... read more
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