White-chinned Sapphire

Chlorestes cyanus - Saphir azuré

Saphir azuré
♂ adult plum. post breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Apodiformes

  • Family
    :

    Trochilidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chlorestes

  • Species
    :

    cyanus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 9 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Saphir azuré
♂ adult
Saphir azuré
♀ adult

White-chinned Sapphire (Chlorestes cyanus) is a species of bird in the Trochilidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Chlorestes cyanus cyanus (e Brazil)
  • Chlorestes cyanus viridiventris (Colombia, s Venezuela, the Guianas and n Brazil)
  • Chlorestes cyanus rostrata (e Peru, ne Bolivia and w Brazil)
  • Chlorestes cyanus conversa (e Bolivia, n Paraguay, sw Brazil)
  • Chlorestes cyanus griseiventris (se Brazil to ne Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Saphir azuré,
  • Zafiro gorjiblanco,
  • beija-flor-roxo,
  • Weißkinn-Saphirkolibri,
  • Witkinsaffierkolibrie,
  • Zaffiro mentobianco,
  • vithakesafir,
  • Hvithakekolibri,
  • kolibrík bielobradý,
  • kolibřík bělobradý,
  • Blåbrystet Safir,
  • sinisafiirikolibri,
  • colibrí safir carablau,
  • szafirek białobrody,
  • Белогорлый сапфир,
  • シロアゴサファイアハチドリ,
  • 白颊红嘴蜂鸟,
  • 白頦紅嘴蜂鳥,

Voice song and cries

Saphir azuré
♂ adult

Habitat

Saphir azuré
♂ adult plum. breeding

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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