Lazuline Sabrewing Campylopterus falcatus


These large, solitary hummingbirds have a bold rufous tail and a white spot behind the eye. They prefer to visits flowers in shaded or covered areas of semi-deciduous montane forests, forest edges, gardens, disturbed areas, and sub-páramo. When they aren’t feeding, males often give a highly variable chatter from perches.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-breeding

Recommended Citation

. (). Lazuline Sabrewing (Campylopterus falcatus), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: