Black-crested Coquette Lophornis helenae

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, Guy M. Kirwan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Sections

Breeding

Very little information. One nest in Costa Rica was encountered in March; it was a small cup at the end of a twig in a tree at forest edge, 8 m above the ground (Stiles and Skutch 1989).

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, G. M. Kirwan, and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). Black-crested Coquette (Lophornis helenae), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.blccoq1.01