Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Steely-vented Hummingbird

Steely-vented Hummingbird Saucerottia saucerrottei

Described by: DeLattre; Bourcier (1846)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-vented Hummingbird, Saucerotte's Hummingbird
Old scientific name(s): Amazilia saucerrottei, Saucerottia sophiae


Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste, Costa Rica - Jan 6, 2003 © Nick Kontonicolas  Costa Rica - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  near Cali, Valle de Cauca, Colombia - Mar, 2006 © R S Scanlon  near Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia - May 2, 2004 © Jeff Harding  near Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia - May 2, 2004 © Jeff Harding 
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S. Central America and nw. South America;
Two fragmented populations;
(1) W. Nicaragua, w. and c. Costa Rica.
(2) W. and c. Colombia.
(3) N. and e. Colombia and ex. nw. Venezuela.
(4) W. Venezuela in the Andes of Merida and Trujillo.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source:


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


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