Mangrove Hummingbird (Amazilia boucardi)

The Mangrove Hummingbird (Amazilia boucardi) is a small, flashy bird found in Central America, particularly in mangrove forests and other coastal habitats. It is a stunningly beautiful bird, known for its shimmering, iridescent green feathers, which reflect the sunlight in a mesmerizing way.

The Mangrove Hummingbird belongs to the family Trochilidae, which is a large family of birds that includes over 300 species of hummingbirds. Despite their small size, hummingbirds are known for their energetic behavior and unique adaptations, such as their ability to hover in mid-air and their rapid wing-flapping. One of the most fascinating things about the Mangrove Hummingbird is its long, thin bill, which is perfectly adapted for feeding on nectar from flowers.

The Mangrove Hummingbird is a relatively common bird, but it is threatened by habitat loss and destruction, particularly in the form of deforestation and urbanization. The destruction of mangrove forests, in particular, has had a profound impact on the bird's population, as it is closely associated with and dependent on these forests for survival.

Despite its small size, the Mangrove Hummingbird plays an important role in its ecosystem, as it is a key pollinator of many plant species, including some that are of economic importance to humans. In addition to its ecological importance, the bird is also a cultural icon in many Central American countries, where it features prominently in art, literature, and folklore.

To help protect the Mangrove Hummingbird and other threatened bird species, conservation efforts are underway in many parts of the world. These efforts include habitat restoration and protection, as well as education and awareness campaigns aimed at raising public awareness about the importance of preserving biodiversity and protecting natural habitats. By working together, we can help ensure that these beautiful and fascinating creatures continue to thrive in the wild for generations to come.

Other names

Amazilia boucardi



Mangrove Hummingbird

colibrí amazília de manglar



mangrovski kolibrić

kolibřík mangrovový




Ariane de Boucard


Colibrì delle mangrovie


mangrovinė polierata


szmaragdzik namorzynowy


Мангровая амазилия

Mangrovski amazilija kolibri

kolibrík mangrovový

Amazilia de manglar


Mangrov Kolibri

аріан мангровий