Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Heliodoxa
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 - Green-crowned Brilliant
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Green-crowned Brilliant Heliodoxa jacula

  • LC Least Concern
  • Names (11)
Joseph Taylor
Version: 1.0 — Published June 3, 2011

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The Green-crowned Brilliant is a hummingbird species found in southern Central America and northwestern South America, where its disjunct range covers several mountain ranges. It is locally common and readily seen in forest and adjacent human-altered habitats from the foothills to the highlands, where it frequently visits artificial feeders.

Distribution of the Green-crowned Brilliant
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Green-crowned Brilliant

Recommended Citation

Taylor, J. (2011). Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.grcbri1.01