Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Sapphire-spangled Emerald

Sapphire-spangled Emerald Polyerata lactea

Described by: Lesson (1832)
Alternate common name(s): Bartlett's Emerald, Tepui Emerald
Old scientific name(s): Amazilia lactea


São Paulo, Brazil - Date unknown © Arthur Grosset  Aguas de São Pedro, São Paulo, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Minas Gerais, Brazil - Jun 16, 2006 © Nancy Bell  Serrinha do Alambari, Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Jan, 2007 © Luiz Carlos  Pozuzo, Peru - Oct, 2006 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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Tropical South America;
Three widely separated populations;
(1) E. and se. Peru and n. Bolivia. E. Ecuador?
(2) Se. Venezuela.
(3) E. Brazil from c. and e. Bahia to Sao Paulo.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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