Esmeralda Occidental/Western Emerald/Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus

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Nombre en español: Esmeralda Occidental

Nombre cientifico: Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus

Nombre en ingles: Western Emerald

Familia: Trochilidae

Fotos: Mauricio Ossa/Ferney Salgado

Chlorostilbon, es un género de aves apodiformes perteneciente a la familia Trochilidae.

Western emerald

The western emerald (Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. Alternatively, it has been considered as a subspecies of either the blue-tailed emerald, C. mellisugus, or the red-billed emerald, C. gibsoni. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus


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