Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Amazilia
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SPECIES

Blue-tailed Hummingbird Amazilia cyanura

Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published October 25, 2013

Behavior

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Very little detailed information. Blue-tailed  Hummingbird "feeds and perches low to high" (Howell and Webb 1995).

Territoriality

Undescribed.

Sexual Behavior

Little information. Blue-tailed Hummingbird presumably is polygynous, as are most if not all species of hummingbirds (Schuchmann 1999: 509).

Social and interspecific behavior

Blue-tailed Hummingbird usually is solitary, as is typical of hummingbirds.

Predation

No documented reports of predation on Blue-tailed Hummingbird?

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). Blue-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanura), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.blthum1.01