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Amazilia Hummingbird Amazilia amazilia

Described by: Lesson (1826)
Alternate common name(s): Violet-chested Hummingbird, Elliot's Hummingbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lima, Peru - Sep, 2004 © Mariano Mavila  Lima, Peru - Jan 12, 2005 © Hans Spiecker  Lima, Peru - Jan 12, 2005 © Hans Spiecker  Cieneguilla, Peru - Jun 1, 2008 © Larry Sirvio 
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W. South America;
(1) W. slope of Andes in w. Ecuador and n. Peru. E. slope in the upper Zamora Valley.
(2) Littoral of w. Peru.
(3) Sw. Peru in the foothills of the Nazca Valley in Ica.
(4) Nw. Peru.
Elliot's Hummingbird is from 'Colombia'.


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


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