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Alternative name: Dry-forest Sabrewing

Campylopterus calcirupicola


Similar Species

This species differs from the nearest populations of Gray-breasted Sabrewing in showing smaller size and longer light tips to tail feathers as well as living at lower elevation. It differs from other members of the Gray-breasted Sabrewing in having the basal half of outer tail feathers bright bronze green, instead of bright bluish black.


Eastern Brazil (southeastern Goiás, southwestern Bahia, and northern Minas Gerais)


This is a monotypic species[1].

This species was recently split from Gray-breasted Sabrewing.


Forest on dry rocky outcroppings (frequently limestone) below 1000 m asl.




  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. SACC proposal to split this species.

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