French: Colibri de Tumbes German: Baerkolibri Spanish: Colibrí de Tumbes
Extreme SW Ecuador (Loja) and NW Peru (Tumbes, Piura, N Lambayeque).
9–10 cm; 4·3–4·6 g. Male has bill straight or slightly decurved, entirely blackish; upperparts light golden green, feathers bordered dark grey;... read more
Song a soft scratchy warble starting with 1–2 short introductory notes, “tsip..tsip....chree-chlee-... read more
Desert scrub, dry forest of the littoral, arid tropical zone, also deciduous forest and scrub; from... read more
Food and feeding
Forages for nectar in xerophytic vegetation, for instance at Cactaceae; diet includes small insects.
No information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Tumbesian Region EBA. Fairly common inhabitant of the littoral region. However, considering the... read more
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