Biodiversity - Red - legged Honeycreeper

  • Name: Red - legged Honeycreeper

  • Scientific name: Cyanerpes cyaneus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Thraupidae

Status:  Common.

Size: 11.5 cm.

Weight:  13.5 grams.

Elevation:  can be seen from the lowlands to 1,200 meters above sea level.

 

Spends most of the year living in small flocks that move widely between tree tops in forests and partially cleared areas.

Reproduces in isolated pairs between February and June.

Feeds on seeds, most notably of species clusia, berries and other fruits while resting.  Also extracts nectar from flowers especially of species inga, calliandra and other leguminous such as mimosacea, also eritrina and genipa.   Collects small insects from foliage wihle hopping along long thin branches,  or in flight.  Searches for food by inserting its beak in rolled leaves, or in cracks in the bark of trees.





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