29 November, 2010

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird

Scientific Name: Amazilia tzacatl

Population Estimate: 500K-5M

Range / Habitat: Resident in southeast Mexico through Central America into northern South America. Habitat is subtropical and tropical lowland moist forest.

Field Notes: Rufous tail is a distinguishing feature with great head and back, white belly. Buff-bellied Hummingbird actually rufous on belly. Cinnamon Hummingbird rufous belly to chin.

Personal Notes: Seen at Chaa Creek Reserve, Belize.

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