Biodiversity - Green - crowned Brilliant

  • Name: Green - crowned Brilliant

  • Scientific name: Heliodoxa jacula

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Trochilidae

Status:  Common

Size:  13 cm

Weight:  9.5 grams,  female is smaller.

Elevation:  up to 2,200 meters above sea level.

 

Migrates in elevation.  Once mature, this species can descend to 100 meters above sea level.

Feeds primarily on common lower story flowers.

In the rainy season feeds on heleconias along rivers.

Often territorial with large plants.




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Yellow-winged VireoA small yellowish Vireo with a wide, incomplete spectacle and a long thin tail...
  • Name: Yellow-winged Vireo

  • Scientific name: Vireo carmioli

  • Family: Vireonidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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leidy monge

guadalupe la verdad las buenas cosas nunca se olvidan y este lugar es simplemente hermoso saludos
 
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