French: Inca à queue blanche German: Weißschwanz-Andenkolibri Spanish: Inca coliblanco
Macotama; error = San Miguel, Santa Marta Mts, Colombia.
Santa Marta Mts, in N Colombia.
c. 14 cm. Male has long, straight, black bill; head and crown glittering turquoise, small white postocular spot; upperparts metallic dark green; underparts emerald green with... read more
Calls include a high-pitched chattering “tsee-tsee-tsi-tsi-tsirrrrr” and lower-pitched short... read more
Interior and borders of humid and wet montane forest at 1400–3700 m. Slight differences... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on nectar of flowering Fuchsia, bromeliads, banana and probably of a similar range of flowers as other Coeligena.... read more
Feb–Apr based on gonadal condition of specimens. No further information available.
No information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Restricted-range species: present in Santa Marta Mountains EBA. Generally common. This species is endemic to the Santa Marta Mts, the... read more
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