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Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris. Order: Caprimulgiformes; Family : Trochilidae; Polytypic: 5 subspecies; Authors needed Sections. Identification record: Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris) is a bird which belongs to the family of Trochilidés and the order of Apodiformes. Broad-billed Hummingbirds Cynanthus latirostris are found primarily in northwestern Mexico. They do occasionally range into southern Arizona, southwest New.

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Its breeding is timed to coincide with the peak flowering season latirowtris a given area. Iteroparous animals must, by definition, survive over multiple seasons or periodic condition changes. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive.

It has been reported that up toskins were imported in a single year by one London dealer. Habitat In USA, rocky canyons in deserts where natural streams or springs support vegetation; common Help complete this species There are many ways to latirostriss need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings.

In the past and here, forms doubledayi and lawrencei treated as separate species see those species ; proposed race toroi represents specimens from zone of intergradation between propinquus and doubledayi. Doubleday’s hummingbird is sometimes considered a distinct species by some taxonomic authorities, however the American Ornithological Society still considers it conspecific with this species.

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Broad-billed Hummingbird

The Broad-billed Hummingbird is a bright green hummingbird with a blue face and striking red bill. It feeds on nectar by hovering at flowers, and insects by hawking in mid-air.


The female then builds the nest. The female builds a nest in a latirostriss location in a shrub or tree. The cynanths is less colorful than the male.

The adult males have metallic green bodies, vibrant blue throats, white undertail coverts and black forked tails.

Cynanthus – Wikipedia

Adults are colored predominantly a metallic green on their upperparts and breast. Cynantthus Hummingbirds pollinate many flowers. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Hummingbirds will consume more water in a day than solid foods Sayre ; Terre She usually shows a white eye stripe. There’s a role for everyone!

As a result, this cynanthuw to support the ecomonic growth of the ornamental horticulture industry. Breeding season is closely tied to the flowering season of some plants.

Broad-billed hummingbird Conservation status.

ADW: Cynanthus latirostris: INFORMATION

Retrieved from ” https: In dunes near seas and oceans this is compounded by the influence of salt in the air and soil. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Cynanthus latirostris Swainson A reported hybrid of present species and C. The hummingbird’s wing beat is approximately beats per second Page and Latidostris ; Sayer ; Terres Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Voice Song a repeated, very peculiar phrase, starting with a single, short, high-pitched liquid note, Subspecies and Distribution C.

There are many ways to contribute—we need species information, photographs, audio, video, translations, maps, distribution data, and bird sightings. Many kinds of hummingbirds sometimes enter into short states of torpor, which is used to conserve their energy and lower their metabolism. In general, aggressive behavior of hummingbirds includes threat vocalizations, dives, and chasing of intruders. The males weigh about 3. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


A Dictionary of Birds. Glossary Nearctic living in the Nearctic biogeographic province, the northern part of the New World. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Recommended citation Powers, D. Male hummingbirds typically defend feeding territories as well as breeding sites, and females defend nesting sites.

New York, New York: The adult females have metallic green upper parts and grayish throats and undersides. Outside its breeding range, it will occasionally stray, from southernmost California to TexasGeorgiaand Louisiana.

Many were used in the design and decoration of women’s hats. Broad-billed Hummingbirds are considered a small hummingbird. To cite this page: Skip to main content. The Encyclopedia of Birds. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Found in coastal areas between 30 and 40 degrees latitude, in areas with a Mediterranean climate. Males who defend a territory are more successful than “floaters” those without a territory at attracting females.

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