Green-bellied Hummingbird Amazilia viridigaster

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 6 subspecies
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Green-bellied Hummingbirds are indentified by their brownish lower back and rump and otherwise green upperparts. Their foraging habitats vary from collecting nectar along roadsides to aggressively interacting with other hummingbirds in flowering trees. They inhabit tropical lowland and sub-montane regions around the edges of forests, clearings with trees, light woodlands, second growth, coffee plantations, scrubby areas, and plantations. There are major changes in their local abundance during different seasons.

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

Recommended Citation

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