Fawn-breasted Brilliant Heliodoxa rubinoides

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg, Dennis Arendt, and Carolyn W. Sedgwick
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Diet and Foraging

Diet

Fawn-breasted Brilliant is primarily nectarivorous, although there is little information on the flowering plants visited by this hummingbird. Fawn-breasted Brilliant also flycatchs for small insects (Parker and O'Neill 1980, Remsen et al. 1986).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S., D. Arendt, and C. W. Sedgwick (2013). Fawn-breasted Brilliant (Heliodoxa rubinoides), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.fabbri1.01