Red-legged Honeycreeper

Cyanerpes cyaneus - Guit-guit saï

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Thraupidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cyanerpes

  • Species
    :

    cyaneus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Guit-guit saï
♂ adult
Guit-guit saï
♀ adult

Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family.

Subspecific information 11 subspecies

  • Cyanerpes cyaneus cyaneus (Trinidad, e Venezuela, the Guianas and n Brazil)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus carneipes (e Mexico to Panama)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus pacificus (w Colombia and w Ecuador)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus gigas (Gorgona I.. off w Colombia.)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus gemmeus (extreme n Colombia)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus eximius (n and nc Colombia to n Venezuela)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus tobagensis (Tobago)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus dispar (se Colombia and sw Venezuela to ne Peru)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus violaceus (se Peru and w Brazil to c Bolivia)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus brevipes (c Brazil)
  • Cyanerpes cyaneus holti (e Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Guit-guit saï,
  • Mielero Patirrojo,
  • Saíra-beija-flor,
  • Türkisnaschvogel,
  • kék cize,
  • Blauwe Suikervogel,
  • Mielero zamperosse,
  • Turkosfågel,
  • Rødbeinhonningkryper,
  • medosavka tyrkysová,
  • květomil modrý,
  • Rødbenet Honningsuger,
  • isomesitangara,
  • tàngara melera cama-roja,
  • błękitniczek czerwononogi,
  • Бирюзовая танагра-медосос,
  • ルリミツドリ,
  • 红脚旋蜜雀,
  • 紅腳旋蜜雀,

Voice song and cries

Guit-guit saï
♂ adult

Habitat

Guit-guit saï

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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