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Chimborazo Hillstar Oreotrochilus chimborazo

Described by: DeLattre; Bourcier (1846)
Alternate common name(s): Ecuadorian Hillstar, Violet-hooded Hillstar, Jameson's Chimborazo Kolibri
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador - Jan, 1991 © Allen Chartier  Antisana, Ecuador - Feb, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Antisana, Ecuador - Feb, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Antisana, Ecuador - Feb, 2005 © Nancy Bell 
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Nw. Andes of South America;
(1) Mountains of ex. s. Colombia and n. Ecuador (Cotacachi, Pichincha, Iliniza, Antisana and Cotopaxi.
(2) C. Ecuador (Quilotoa).
(3) C. Ecuador (Chimborazo and possibly Azuay).


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


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