Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Heliomaster
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SPECIES

Plain-capped Starthroat Heliomaster constantii

Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published January 3, 2014

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Plain-capped Starthroat is widely distributed and is fairly common, but its natural history is very poorly known. Very little is known about its breeding biology, its foraging ecology is incompletely known, and there is no information about demographic factors such as life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation.

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, and T. S. Schulenberg (2014). Plain-capped Starthroat (Heliomaster constantii), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.plcsta.01