Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Green-breasted Mango - Anthracothorax prevostii
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General Comments Accidental. An immature Green-breasted Mango was seen by dozens of birders, banded, and photographed, in a rural area of northeastern Cabarrus, from 12 Nov - 4 Dec 2000* [Chat 69:68-70 link]. This represented the first record of the species for the eastern United States; this is a species of Mexico, Central America, and northwestern South America.
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
NC BRC List Definitive
State Status
U.S. Status
State Rank SA
Global Rank G5
Coastal Plain No records.
Piedmont One record (see above).
Mountains No records.
Finding Tips
1/2 *
Attribution LeGrand[2018-02-01], LeGrand[2012-07-14], LeGrand[2011-12-09]
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