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Green-crowned Brilliant Heliodoxa jacula

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
  • Authors: Joseph Taylor

Demography and Populations

Parker et al. (2006) used Cormack-Jolly-Seber (CJS) models to analyze seven seasons of mist-netting data collected at Cerro la Torre in the Colonche Hills of western Ecuador, and found the apparent annual survival probability in this species to be high at 0.70 (95% CI: 0.31-0.93), probably because true annual survival probability and site fidelity were both high. In general, though, this study was limited by a low number of between-year recaptures.

Recommended Citation

Taylor, J. (2011). Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.