Seeing Rivoli's Hummingbird in Guatemala
with CAYAYA BIRDING

Rivoli's Hummingbird in Guatemala
A male Rivoli's Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens in the highlands of Guatemala.

Rivoli's Hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens) was formerly considered conspecific with Talamanca Hummingbird (Eugens spectabilis) of the Costa Rican-Panamanian highlands under the name Magnificent Hummingbird. Rivoli's Hummingbird occurs from the south-western United States to northern Central America (Guatemala to western Nicaragua).

Rivoli's Hummingbird habitat in Guatemala
Pine-oak forest in the highlands of Guatemala, habitat of Rivoli's Hummingbird.

In Guatemala, Rivoli's Hummingbird is common in highland pine-oak forests, oak-dominated cloud forests, and coniferous forests.

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Photographs of Rivoli's Hummingbird seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala

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Videos of Rivoli's Hummingbird seen during CAYAYA BIRDING tours in Guatemala


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Rivoli's Hummingbird with pollen
A male Rivoli's Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens with a forehead heavily powdered with yellow pollen, seen in the highlands of Guatemala.

Contributions by Knut Eisermann and Claudia Avendaño of CAYAYA BIRDING to the knowledge about Rivoli's Hummingbird

  • Eisermann, K., C. Avendaño & P. Tanimoto (2013). Birds of the Cerro El Amay Important Bird Area, Quiché, Guatemala. Cotinga 35: 81-93.
  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2007) Lista comentada de las aves de Guatemala - Annotated checklist of the birds of Guatemala. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Eisermann, K. & C. Avendaño (2006) Diversidad de aves en Guatemala, con una lista bibliográfica. Pp. 525-623 In: E. Cano (ed.) Biodiversidad de Guatemala, Vol. 1. Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala.
  • Eisermann, K. & U. Schulz (2005) Birds of a high-altitude cloud forest in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Revista de Biología Tropical 53: 577-594.
  • More about our bird research in Guatemala.

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