Green-and-white Hummingbird Amazilia viridicauda

  • © Ian Billenness

This Peruvian endemic is locally common but unevenly distributed on the eastern Andean slopes of central Peru. Green-and-white Hummingbirds inhabit the canopy of humid forests, forest borders, clearings, and second growth. They frequently breed near Pasco and Machu Picchu. While similar in appearance to White-bellied Hummingbirds (Amazilia chionogaster), Green-and-white Hummingbirds are typically found in more humid areas.

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© Tom Schulenberg

  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Green-and-white Hummingbird (Amazilia viridicauda), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: