BehaviorIts voice is a quick squeaky twittering during chase but is not well known otherwise.
ReproductionNests tend to be constructed around February–March below a rocky surface, contrast to plant based nests of most hummingbirds. They have been known to take shelter in house roofs too as a substitute for rocks. Its diet consists of nectar from plants such as the ''Chuquiragua spinosa'' but it can also hunt for arthropods.
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