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    blue-capped puffleg (Eriocnemis glaucopoides) - érione à front bleu, f - érione d'Orbigny, f (E…

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    blue-capped puffleg (Eriocnemis glaucopoides) ornith. - érione à front bleu, f - érione d'Orbigny, f (Eriocnemis glaucopoides)


     ... Taxonomy in detail

    Scientific name   Eriocnemis glaucopoides

    Authority      (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838)


    Common names

    English      Blue-capped Puffleg

    Taxonomic sources   SACC. 2005 and updates. A classification of the bird species of South America. Available at: #http :// ...

     The Blue-capped Puffleg (Eriocnemis glaucopoides) is a rare South American hummingbird.

    Distribution / Range

       The Black-capped Puffleg occurs naturally in northwestern Argentina (Tucuman), and central and southeastern Bolivia (above Cochabamba City and yungas).

       They are typically found at elevations of 5,000 - 9,500+ feet (1,500 - 2,900+ m), on humid mountain slopes, in dense shrubbery and along forest edges.

       They appear to favor cloud forests and deciduous "barranca" forests with grazed glades. ...


    Order Apodiformes   Family Trochilidae

    Hummingbirds are restricted to the Americas from southern Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, including the Caribbean. The majority of species occur in tropical and subtropical Central and South America. Hummingbirds are are among the smallest of birds. ...

    ... Genus Eriocnemis

     ... Puffleg,_Blue-capped Eriocnemis glaucopoides 

    Found: Argentina, Bolivia

    The male Blue-capped Puffleg has mainly dark green plumage; blue forehead, throat; blue-black tail; dark wings; white puff legs. Female has mainly pale orange underparts. ...

     Eriocnemis glaucopoides (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838)

     ...  Taxonomy and Nomenclature           

        Kingdom:   Animalia   

        Taxonomic Rank:   Species   

        Synonym(s):   Ornismya glaucopoides d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838

        Common Name(s):   Blue-capped Puffleg [English]       

        Taxonomic Status:       Current Standing:   valid   

        Data Quality Indicators:   Record Credibility Rating:   verified - standards met ...

     The blue-capped puffleg (Eriocnemis glaucopoides) is a species of hummingbird in the "brilliants", tribe Heliantheini in subfamily Lesbiinae. It is found in Argentina and Bolivia.[3][4]

     Taxonomy and systematics

    The blue-capped puffleg is monotypic.[3]


    The blue-capped puffleg is 9 to 13 cm (3.5 to 5.1 in) long and weighs 4.0 to 4.5 g (0.14 to 0.16 oz). It has a straight black bill. The male has dark green upperparts with a dark glittering blue forehead. Its underparts are mostly golden green, with a bluish green lower breast and shining purplish blue undertail coverts. Its leg puffs are white. The tail is long, forked, and blue-black. The female's upperparts are also dark green but without the blue forehead. Its throat, breast, and belly are bright cinnamon-buff and the undertail coverts have pale buff fringes. The female's tail is less deeply forked than the male's.[5] ...

     L'Érione à front bleu ou Érione d'Orbigny (Eriocnemis glaucopoides) est une espèce de colibris de la sous-famille des Trochilinae.


    L'Érione à front bleu est présente en Bolivie et en Argentine.

     ... Classification (COI)

     ... Classe   Aves

    Ordre   Apodiformes

    Famille   Trochilidae

    Genre   Eriocnemis

    Espèce   Eriocnemis glaucopoides   (D'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838) ...

     Érione à front bleu

    Eriocnemis glaucopoides - Blue-capped Puffleg

     Description identification

    Érione à front bleu (Eriocnemis glaucopoides) est un oiseau qui appartient à la famille des Trochilidés.

     ... Habitat

    Forêt : montagneuse humide ; Maquis : haute altitude

     ...  Descripteur   d'Orbigny Lafresnaye, 1838

    Biométrie      Taille      : 11 cm ...

     érione à front bleu

    Domaine      zoologie > ornithologie

    Auteur   Commission internationale des noms français des oiseaux, 1993

    Note   Ordre : Apodiformes; famille : Trochilidae. 

    Termes   érione à front bleu  n. f.   -   érione d'Orbigny  n. f.

     ... Latin   

    Auteur   Commission internationale des noms français des oiseaux, 1993

    Terme   Eriocnemis glaucopoides   ...

     Érione à front bleu

    Apodiformes > Trochilidae > Eriocnemis glaucopoides*   (Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838)

    Blue-capped Puffleg (en) ; Blaukappenschneehöschen (de) ; Fiocchetto capoblu (it) ; Calzadito frentiazul (es)

    Note : aussi Blaustirn-Höschenkolibri (de).

     ... Répartition : Andes du sud de la Bolivie et nord-ouest de l'Argentine.

    Habitat : Forêt tropicale et subtropicale humide de montagne ; zones arbustives tropicales ou subtropicales de haute altitude.

     ... Région : Amérique ( 2 pays afficher/cacher )

    Statut :    Non-critique, population stable ...

     Trochilidae (colibris)

    Nombre de genres : 103

    Nombre d’espèces : 350 ...

    ... Genre Eriocnemis – 12 espèces

     ... Érione à ventre cuivré Eriocnemis cupreoventris

    Érione turquoise Eriocnemis godini

    Marvelous Spatuletail Eriocnemis mirabilis

    Érione à front bleu Eriocnemis glaucopoides

    Érione à poitrine d’or Eriocnemis mosquera

    Érione pattue Eriocnemis vestita

    Érione d’Isabella Eriocnemis isabellae ...

     Érione à front bleu

    Eriocnemis glaucopoides (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838)

     ...  Ordre:    Apodiformes

    Famille:       Trochilidae

    Genre:       Eriocnemis

    scientifique:    Eriocnemis glaucopoides

    Citation:       (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838) ...

     ... français:   Érione à front bleu, Érione d'Orbigny ...

    Author no me bré (700807) 03 Apr 22, 11:54
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