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Bluish Flowerpiercer Diglossa caerulescens

Sections

Breeding

The common reproduction season for the Bluish Flowerpiercer is between June and August in the Perijá and Andes Mountain ranges. They tend to search in “open, dry grass” and form a “moss cup” types of nests, using small bushes or shrubs in the area (Hilty and Brown 1986).

Recommended Citation

Bluish Flowerpiercer (Diglossa caerulescens), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/bluflo1