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Bogota Sunangel Heliangelus zusii

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg



Bogota Sunangel is unknown in life; its behavior is undescribed.


Bogota Sunangel is unknown in life; there are no data on territorial defense, maintenance, or fidelity, or for territory or home range size for this species.

Sexual Behavior

Undescribed. Bogota Sunangel presumably is polygynous, as are most if not all species of hummingbirds (Schuchmann 1999: 509).

Social and interspecific behavior

Undescribed. Bogota Sunangel presumably is solitary, as is typical of hummingbirds.


There are no reports of predation on Bogota Sunangel.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2015). Bogota Sunangel (Heliangelus zusii), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.