Blue-tufted Starthroat

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Original source: Lip Kee Yap from Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Author: Lip Kee Yap from Singapore, Republic of Singapore

The Blue-tufted Starthroat is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Blue-Tufted Starthroat (Heliomaster furcifer) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and possibly Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and dry savanna. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Heliomaster furcifer. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. More

* Blue-tufted Starthroat A male perched in the canopy of stunted forest Serra dos Caiabis, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Monotypic species) Bradley Davis 20 May 2009 22 weeks ago 2. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Heliomaster
Species : furcifer
Authority : (Shaw, 1812)