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Emerald-chinned Hummingbird Abeillia abeillei

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
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Breeding

There is very little information on the reproductive biology of Emerald-chinned Hummingbird. Breeding is reported from southern Mexico from February-March, and the nest is a "fairly deep cup bound to a vertical stem by cobwebs etc., low in forest understory" (Howell and Webb 1995). Presumably the eggs are white and the clutch is two, but the eggs apparently are not described. There is no further information on the nesting of this hummingbird.

Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, and T. S. Schulenberg (2014). Emerald-chinned Hummingbird (Abeillia abeillei), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.emchum1.01