Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Great Sapphirewing

Great Sapphirewing Pterophanes cyanopterus

Described by: Fraser (1840)
Alternate common name(s): Paramo Sapphirewing, Sapphirewing, Temminck's Sapphirewing
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Yanacocha, Ecuador - Sep 2, 2007 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Yanacocha Reserve, Pichincha Province, Ecuador - Mar 8, 2007 © Michael Woodruff  Yanacocha, Ecuador - Jun 20, 2004 © Lou Hegedus  Yanacocha, Ecuador - Jun 20, 2004 © Lou Hegedus 
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Andes of nw. to cw. South America;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Colombia and Ecuador.
(2) S. Colombia.
(3) E. Peru and wc. Bolivia.


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


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