Biodiversity - Slaty Flowerpiercer

  • Name: Slaty Flowerpiercer

  • Scientific name: Diglossa plumbea

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Emberizidae

Status:  Common

Size:  10 cm

Weight:  9 grams

Elevation:  up to 1,900 meters above sea level.

 

Solitary habits or in pairs.

Eternally in competetion with hummingbirds for nectar; avoids hummingbird attacks by hiding in foliage.

Feeds on the nectar of sme flowers which it pinches at the base to lick nectar with its tongue. Examines each flower carefully in areas where it feeds.





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White crested Coquette.They move thru a wide variety of zones, appear when the small flowers of inga, vochysia, lonchocarpus or stachytarpheta are abundant...
  • Name: White crested Coquette.

  • Scientific name: Lophornis adorabilis

  • Family: Trochilidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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