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Amazilia boucardi

(Mangrove Hummingbird)


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Threat status

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Mangrove Hummingbird

Common Names in French:

Ariane de Boucard

Common Names in German:

Mangroveamazilie, Mangrovenamazilie

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Common Names in Spanish:

Amazilia de manglar

Common Names in Spanish, Castilian:

Amazilia de Manglar

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Vegetation: tropical lowland evergreen forest, mangrove forests • Zoogeographic Region: Humid Pacific Coast • Foraging Strata: Canopy • Center of Abundance: Lower tropical: lowlands, lower than 500 m.; tropics. • Sensitivity to Disturbance: Medium

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 4,479 meters (0 to 14,695 feet).[1]

Ecology: It feeds principally on the flowers of P. rhizophorae, but is occasionally observed in adjacent , non-mangrove habitats . Nesting has been recorded in October-February.


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Amazilia boucardi (Mulsant, 1877)


Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 06-Dec-2005

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Amazilia

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 77 species and subspecies in this genus:

A. alticola (Loja Hummingbird) · A. amabilis (Blue-Chested Hummingbird) · A. amabilis amabilis (Blue-Chested Hummingbird) · A. amazilia (Amazilia Hummingbird (Amazilia)) · A. amazilia alticola (Amazilia Hummingbird (Loja)) · A. amazilia amazilia (Amazilia Hummingbird (Amazilia)) · A. amazilia dumerilii (Amazilia Hummingbird) · A. beryllina (Berylline Hummingbird) · A. beryllina beryllina (Berylline Hummingbird) · A. beryllina viola (Berylline Hummingbird) · A. boucardi (Mangrove Hummingbird) · A. brevirostris (White-Chested Emerald) · A. candida (White-Bellied Emerald) · A. candida candida (White-Bellied Emerald) · A. castaneiventris (Chestnut-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. chionogaster (White-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. chionogaster chionogaster (White-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. chionogaster hypoleuca (White-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. chionogaster hypoleucus (White-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. chionopectus (White-Chested Emerald) · A. cupreicauda (Tepui Hummingbird) · A. cyanifrons (Indigo-Capped Hummingbird) · A. cyanocephala (Azure-Crowned Hummingbird) · A. cyanocephala chlorostephana (Azure-Crowned Hummingbird (Mosquitia)) · A. cyanocephala cyanocephala (Azure-Crowned Hummingbird (Azure-Crowned)) · A. cyanura (Blue-Tailed Hummingbird) · A. cyanura cyanura (Blue-Tailed Hummingbird) · A. cyanura guatemalae (Blue-Tailed Hummingbird) · A. decora (Charming Hummingbird) · A. distans (Tachira Emerald) · A. edward (Snowy-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. edward edward (Snowy-Breasted Hummingbird) · A. fimbriata (Glittering-Throated Emerald) · A. fimbriata fimbriata (Glittering-Throated Emerald) · A. franciae (Andean Emerald) · A. franciae cyanocollis (Andean Emerald) · A. franciae viridiceps (Andean Emerald) · A. handleyi (Escudo Hummingbird) · A. lactea (Sapphire-Spangled Emerald) · A. lactea bartletti (Sapphire-Spangled Emerald) · A. lactea lactea (Sapphire-Spangled Emerald) · A. leucogaster (Plain-Bellied Emerald) · A. leucogaster leucogaster (Plain-Bellied Emerald) · A. luciae (Honduran Emerald) · A. rondoniae (Rondônia Emerald     ) · A. rosenbergi (Purple-Chested Hummingbird) · A. rutila (Cinnamon Hummingbird (Mainland)) · A. rutila graysoni (Cinnamon Hummingbird (Tres Marias Is.)) · A. rutila rutila (Cinnamon Hummingbird (Mainland)) · A. saucerottei (Steely-Vented Hummingbird) · A. saucerrottei (Steely-Vented Hummingbird) · A. saucerrottei saucerrottei (Steely-Vented Hummingbird) · A. tobaci (Copper-Rumped Hummingbird) · A. tobaci tobaci (Copper-Rumped Hummingbird) · A. tzacatl (Rufous-Tailed Hummingbird (Rufous-Tailed)) · A. tzacatl handleyi (Rufous-Tailed Hummingbird (Escudo)) · A. tzacatl jucunda (Rufous-Tailed Hummingbird) · A. tzacatl tzacatl (Rufous-Tailed Hummingbird) · A. versicolor (Versicolored Emerald (Versicolored)) · A. versicolor millerii (Versicolored Emerald) · A. versicolor versicolor (Versicolored Emerald) · A. violiceps (Violet-Crowned Hummingbird) · A. violiceps ellioti (Violet-Crowned Hummingbird) · A. violiceps violiceps (Violet-Crowned Hummingbird) · A. viridicauda (Green-And-White Hummingbird) · A. viridifrons (Green-Fronted Hummingbird) · A. viridifrons viridifrons (Green-Fronted Hummingbird (Green-Fronted)) · A. viridifrons wagneri (Green-Fronted Hummingbird (Cinnamon-Sided)) · A. viridigaster (Green-Bellied Hummingbird (Green-Bellied)) · A. viridigaster cupreicauda (Green Bellied Hummingbird (Copper Tailed)) · A. viridigaster viridigaster (Green Bellied Hummingbird (Green Bellied)) · A. wagneri (Cinnamon-Sided Hummingbird) · A. yucatanensis (Buff-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. yucatanensis cerviniventris (Buff-Bellied Hummingbird (Northern)) · A. yucatanensis chalconota (Buff-Bellied Hummingbird) · A. yucatanensis yucatanensis (Buff-Bellied Hummingbird (Yucatan)) · A. yucatensis (Buff-Bellied Hummingbird)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 09, 2008:



  1. Mean = 21.800 meters (71.522 feet), Standard Deviation = 186.480 based on 201,417 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
  2. BirdLife International 2008. Amazilia boucardi. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 January 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2015-02-06