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About the Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Also known as: Yucatan Hummingbird, Fawn-breasted Hummingbird

The Buff-bellied Hummingbird is a medium-sized species of hummingbird that lives in parts of Central America. Its northernmost breeding range extends into the Rio Grande Valley in Texas; in winter it may also be found along the Gulf Coast of the U.S.

Buff-bellied Hummingbirds have metallic green upperparts and buffy colored lower breasts. Males and females are similar, though females are a bit duller. The bill of the male is bright red while the upper part of the female bill is dark.

The population trend for the Buff-bellied Hummingbird is increasing and it has a conservation status of Least Concern as of July 2013.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 15 July 2013
Scientific Name Amazilia yucatanensis
  • Trochiliformes
  • Trochilidae
  • Amazilia
  • A. yucatanensis
Birdorable Family Hummingbirds
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 28 September 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
3.9 to 4.3 inches
5.5 inches
0.1 ounces

International Names

  • 棕腹蜂鸟 (Chinese)
  • kolibřík yukatánský (Czech)
  • Brunbuget Amazilie (Danish)
  • Yucatánamazilia (Dutch)
  • säämiskätimanttikolibri (Finnish)
  • Ariane du Yucatan (French)
  • Fahlbauchamazilie (German)
  • Amazilia pettofulvo dello Yucatan (Italian)
  • アカハシエメラルドハチドリ [akahashiemerarudohachidori] (Japanese)
  • Yucatánkolibri (Norwegian)
  • szmaragdzik jukatanski (Polish)
  • Юкатанская амазилия (Russian)
  • Amazilia Yucateca (Spanish)
  • Beigebukad kolibri (Swedish)

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