Population: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as ‘fairly common’ (Stotz et al. (). Current Population Trend. Swallow-tailed Hummingbird (Eupetomena macroura simoni (ssp assumed from location)), , Jeremy Minns, , , Brazil, Serra da Capivara. Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria. Justification of Red List category. This species has an extremely large range, and .
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Its voice includes relatively loud psek notes and weaker twitters. Across its range, it can be found to engage in some behavior related to reproduction almost year-round. Campylopterus macrourus, Eupetomena macroura, Eupetomena macroura macroura, Eupetomena macrourus, Trochilus macrourus Lithuanian: Search Avibase search Browse by families. Wikimedia Commons has media macrpura to Eupetomena macroura. Campylopterus macrourus Gmelin, but see text Trochilus macrourus Gmelin, .
The remiges are blackish-brown. Its plumage is brilliant iridescent green, with a blue head, upper chest, tail and vent. The tiny white spot behind the eyecommon among hummingbirds, is often not visible in this euletomena, but the white ankle tufts, also common among the Trochilinaeare well-developed.
In southern Brazilit is apparently increasing and seems to have extended its range in recent decades. Fountain TreeSpathodea campanulata Bignoniaceae: Also, hummingbirds are generally hard to keep in captivity, and though this species is generally rather hardy, it has been noted that abandoned young may die despite given optimal treatment when trying to hand-raise them. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonomy articles created by Polbot. The nest is a cup-shaped structure lined with soft plant maacroura and clad on the outside with lichen and mossesheld together with spider webs.
The majority of eupetkmena range of the eupeyomena hummingbird is in the Caatinga and Cerrado of Brazil, and adjacent parts of northern and eastern Boliviaand far northern Paraguay. To register to myAvibase click here.
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Each checklist can be viewed with photos shared by macorura birding community, and also printed as PDF checklists for field use. The nominate subspecies and E. The young fledge after 22—24 days but still return to the nest to sleep and be brooded for some more days; they are independent some 2—3 weeks after fledging.
Birds have been seen carrying nesting material between July and September and in December. The species first breeds at 1—2 years of age. The swallow-tailed hummingbird mainly forages at mid-levels, but good food sources are exploited eupdtomena anywhere near ground level right up to the tree tops. It is not a very specialized feeder however, and has also been recorded from plants of other familiessuch as Asteraceae  or Caryocaraceae.
Indeed, in much of eupetomdna range it is the largest species of typical hummingbird.
Nesting behavior of the swallow-tailed hummingbird, Eupetomena macroura (Trochilidae, Aves).
Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. It has a slightly decurved medium-long ,acroura bill.
International Union for Conservation of Nature. The swallow-tailed hummingbird Eupetomena macroura is a species in the hummingbird family Trochilidaefound mainly in east-central South America. MyAvibase allows you to create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion. This page was last edited on 8 Juneat Erythrina speciosaon which they are opportunistic nectar thieves: Avibase checklists Search Avibase search Browse by families Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages.
It avoids the interior of humid forest, but does occur in openings or along the edge; the swallow-tailed hummingbird is most common among savanna -like vegetation.
Views Read Edit View history. Eupetomena Gould Not a true migrantsome populations move north or south a short distance in the dry winter months. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Immature birds appear like females, but their heads are particularly dull and brownish-tinged. Swallow tailed Hummingbird, Swallow-tailed Hummingbird Spanish: Savanna of nw Bolivia Beni Source: Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages.
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Retrieved from ” https: Guianas to n, central and se Brazil and Paraguay Eupetomena macroura simoni: Smaller mammalssuch as the common marmoset Callithrix jacchus may occasionally plunder swallow-tailed hummingbird nests, despite the birds’ attempts to defend their offspring. These have only a blue cap however, the remainder of their head is the same green as the belly.
Disturbed by much larger birds such as Guira cuckoos Guira guira or hawksit will usually just give eupeyomena calls, ekpetomena a female swallow-tailed hummingbird has been observed to attack a Swainson’s hawk Buteo swainsonii — weighing more than a hundred times as much as the hummingbird — in mid-air.