AudioDateDownLeftRightUpIconClosefacebookReportGallerySettingsGiftLanguageGridListMapMenunoAudionoPhotoPhotoPlayPlusSearchStartwitterUserVideo

Napo Sabrewing Campylopterus villaviscensio

Sections
  • © Glenn Bartley

This large hummingbird is classified as “near threatened” due to loss of habitat from land conversion by humans. It inhabits the understory of humid montane forests, elfin forests, and second growth woodlands. In Peru, Napo Sabrewings are mostly found on outlying mountain ridges. They search for food at low to medium levels of the forest where they feed on both nectar and insects. These dark hummers have a sparkling green crown and white spot behind the eye. Males have an iridescent throat and breast while females are mostly dark gray below.

Help complete this species

There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings. There's a role for everyone!

Learn more

Calls

© Scott Olmstead

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

Recommended Citation

Napo Sabrewing (Campylopterus villaviscensio), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/napsab1