Slender Sheartail Doricha enicura



  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Slender Sheartail
eBird range map for Slender Sheartail

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

It is distributed in the mountains and interior valleys of Chiapas, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Is a resident species, make altitudinal movements in search of food. Its range is estimated at 79,000 km2 and its global population has not been estimated.

Distribution outside the Americas

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Inhabits temperate forests (pine, pine-oak) and surrounding vegetation. It lies between 1,000 - 3,000 m asl.

Historical changes

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Recommended Citation

Slender Sheartail (Doricha enicura), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: