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Black Inca Coeligena prunellei

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Diana Carolina Macana and Johana Edith Zuluaga-Bonilla

Priorities for Future Research

It is important to assess the distribution and population size of Black Inca, and to study demographic factors such as population density, life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation, throughout the range of the species. Field investigations also are needed for populations that have not been assessed, such as in the Serranía de las Quinchas (Stiles et al. 1999). It also is necessary to evaluate habitat selection in Black Inca, and its relation to breeding activities (Daza and Villamarín 2006, Macana-García et al. 2012).

Recommended Citation

Macana, D. C. and J. E. Zuluaga-Bonilla (2013). Black Inca (Coeligena prunellei), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.