Blue-tailed emerald Hummingbird (Chlorostilbon mellisugus) nesting and nestling development

Blue-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon mellisugus) Science Article 1


A nest of the Blue-tailed Emerald Hummingbird (Chlorostilbon mellisugus) was studied from the early finding of two eggs through to the loss of the single surviving nestling on day 19. Nestling growth and development, as well as female attendance during incubation and brooding are reported. The body mass K-value was 0.2777, and the inverse measurement of growth rate, the t10-90 value, was 15.81 days

Betsy Trent Thomas, ORNlTOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 5: 57-60

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