Cinnamon hummingbird

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Cinnamon hummingbird
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Amazilia
A. rutila
Binomial name
Amazilia rutila
DeLattre, 1842
Amazilia rutila map.svg
Range of A. rutila

The cinnamon hummingbird (Amazilia rutila) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found from northwestern Mexico to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

A medium-sized hummingbird, the species measures about 10 cm (3.9 in) and weighs around 5 g (0.18 oz).[2]

The upperparts are metallic bronze green while the underparts cinnamon, paler on the chin and upper throat, the wings are dark. Bill is red with a black tip.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Amazilia rutila". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ a b Arizmendi, M.C.; Rodríguez-Flores, C.; Soberanes-González, C.; Schulenberg, Thomas S. (2012). Schulenberg, T.S. (ed.). "Cinnamon Hummingbird (Amazilia rutila)". Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Retrieved 10 August 2014.

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