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Western emerald

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Chlorostilbon
Higher classification  Chlorostilbon
Order  Apodiformes
Family  Trochilidae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Western emerald WESTERN EMERALD
Scientific name  Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus
Similar  Hummingbird, Bird, Chlorostilbon, Andean emerald, Purple‑bibbed whitetip

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.

Western emerald Western Emerald

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

Western emerald Overview Western Emerald Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus
Western emerald Western Emerald Hummingbirds Chlorostilbon melanorhynchus
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References

Western emerald Wikipedia


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