French: Colibri du Guerrero German: Weißschwanzkolibri Spanish: Colibrí de Guerrero
Putla, Oaxaca, Mexico
Pacific slope of Guerrero (Sierra Madre del Sur) and W Oaxaca, in S Mexico.
10–11 cm; 4·5–5·2 g. Male has straight black bill; entire plumage emerald-green; rufous secondaries on dark wings; tail slightly rounded, central... read more
Song a high-pitched, rapid, slightly liquid to squeaky warbling, 2–8 seconds in duration, faster... read more
Inhabits humid evergreen forest, cloudforest, forest edges, as well as open woodland and... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on nectar of flowering Inga, Kohleria, Lobelia, Malviscus, Manettia, Psittacanthus... read more
One nest has been found in Oct, birds in breeding condition in Feb and Apr. No further data available.
Sedentary; some altitudinal dispersal likely.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Previously listed as Endangered. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Sierra Madre del Sur EBA. Still locally common within its restricted range.... read more
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