Little Woodstar

The Little Woodstar, Colibri Bourdon, ColibrÍ Abejorro, or Estrellita Chica is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

The Little Woodstar is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

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Recently the very rare Little Woodstar was found here. Other Hummers include Spot-throated Hummingbird and White-bellied Woodstar. But the star of this section - Marvelous Spatuletail - can be found in the vicinity of the bridge over Rio Chido and the local school. To find a male and to photograph one, it is a good idea to locate Santos Montenegro. Kolibri Expeditions raised money to purchase a small reserve for the Spatuletail that Santos manage. More

Little Woodstar, Peru, el Limon 13.3.05 © Roger Ahlman This male was seen on the latest Kolibri Expedition trip to northern Peru Little Woodstar - Little Woodstar, Peru, el Limon 13.3. More

female Little Woodstar in the same spot! Rumor has it that the Esmeraldas Woodstar has never been photographed in the wild; we tried, but our results were not exactly ideal. Hey, it's better than nothing! We had some other great birds here like Slaty Becard, Guayaquil Woodpecker, and Northern Violaceous Trogon. We spent the night at the lovely Mantaraya Lodge, perched on a hill overlooking the ocean. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Chaetocercus
Species : bombus
Authority : Gould, 1871