Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonas, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male and Female | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Status: The Short-billed Honeycreeper is uncommon in Amazonia, generally restricted to Loreto and northern Ucayali. It is known to range at elevations of up to 950 m along the foothill of the Andes. The Short-billed Honeycreeper also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Mielero de Pico Corto.
Sub-species: Short-billed Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes nitidus), (Hartlaub), 1847.
Meaning of Name: Cyanerpes: Gr. kuanos= dark-blue and herpes, herpo= creeper, creeping, to crawl. nitidus: L. nitidus brilliant, glittering.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.