Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Selasphorus
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SPECIES

Scintillant Hummingbird Selasphorus scintilla

Christopher J. Clark
Version: 1.0 — Published February 10, 2011

Demography and Populations

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No information.

Population regulation

Little information. Predation on hummingbirds seems infrequent whereas competition for food is ubiquitous. Therefore the population is likely limited by bottom-up effects (i.e. food) rather than top-down (predation).

Recommended Citation

Clark, C. J. (2011). Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.scihum1.01