Black-eared Fairy

Heliothryx auritus - Colibri oreillard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Apodiformes

  • Family
    :

    Trochilidés

  • Genus
    :

    Heliothryx

  • Species
    :

    auritus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 4.6 à 6.3 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-eared Fairy (Heliothryx auritus) is a species of bird in the Trochilidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Heliothryx auritus auritus (se Colombia and e Ecuador through Venezuela, the Guianas and n Brazil)
  • Heliothryx auritus phainolaemus (nc Brazil. s of the Amazon.)
  • Heliothryx auritus auriculatus (e Peru to c Bolivia and c and e Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Colibri oreillard,
  • Colibrí Hada Oriental,
  • Beija-flor-de-bochecha-azul,
  • Schwarzohrelfe,
  • feketefülű tündérkolibri,
  • Zwartoorfeeunkolibrie,
  • Fatina guancenere,
  • Svartkindad blomnymf,
  • Grønnkronealv,
  • jagavička bielobruchá,
  • kolibřík černouchý,
  • Sortøret Alfekolibri,
  • viherkeijukolibri,
  • colibrí fada orellut,
  • skrzacik czarnouchy,
  • Черноухий ушастый колибри,
  • ミミグロセンニョハチドリ,
  • 黑耳仙蜂鸟,
  • 黑耳仙蜂鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Illustration

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