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Scintillant Hummingbird Selasphorus scintilla

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Clark, Christopher J.
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Demography and Populations

No information.

Population regulation

Little information. Predation on hummingbirds seems infrequent whereas competition for food is ubiquitous. Therefore the population is likely limited by bottom-up effects (i.e. food) rather than top-down (predation).

Recommended Citation

Clark, Christopher J. 2011. Scintillant Hummingbird (Selasphorus scintilla), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.scihum1.01