Texas Hummingbird Roundup:
Berylline (Amazilia beryllina)
All current documented records for this bird in Texas have come from Brewster and Jeff Davis Counties. This is a species of open deciduous forest, oak and pine oak woodlands, canyon thickets and riparian forest. It is usually found between 3000 and 10000 feet in elevation.
This bird is a Texas Bird Records Committee review species. All occurrences should be reported to the committee with detailed documentation to enhance our knowledge of this bird in the state.
- Medium large dark hummingbird
- Turquoise to apple green breast and throat
- Cinnamon red wings
- Tail dark brown with purple violet sheen
- Gray belly
- Upper mandible black with lower mandible red orange