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Coppery-headed Emerald Elvira cupreiceps

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick
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Coppery-headed Emerald has a restricted distribution, and its natural history is relatively poorly known. There is very little known about its breeding biology. Other unknown aspects of its natural history include demographic factors such as life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and C. W. Sedgwick (2013). Coppery-headed Emerald (Elvira cupreiceps), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.coheme1.01