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 à 6 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Colibri oreillard
♂ First year
Colibri oreillard

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,
  • Grünstirn-Schmuckkolibri,
  • feketefülű tündérkolibri,
  • Zwartoorfeeënkolibrie,
  • Fatina guancenere,
  • amazonblomnymf,
  • 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

Colibri oreillard
♂ adult

Habitat

Colibri oreillard
♀ adult plum. breeding

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

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Colibri oreillard
published: - Updated: 12-04-2018
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