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    mountain velvetbreast (Lafresnaya lafresnayi) ornith. - colibri de Lafresnaye, m (Lafresnaya lafresnayi)


     ... Taxonomy in detail

    Scientific name   Lafresnaya lafresnayi

    Authority      (Boissonneau, 1840)


    Common names

    English      Mountain Velvetbreast

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

    del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK. ...

      Mountain Velvetbreast (Lafresnaya lafresnayi)

     Order: Apodiformes | Family: Trochilidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

     ...  Identification & Behavior: ~11.5 cm (4.5 in). The male Mountain Velvetbreast is all green with a large black patch in the center of the belly. The female is green above with a buffy throat and breast speckled with green spots. The center of the belly is white. The tail in boths sexes is white with a dusky terminal band, which is broader in the female. The bill is black and decurved. The only other hummingbird that shows a flashy white tail in the forest is the Collared Inca, which has a white breast and dusky green or black body in most of its range. ...


    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 Lafresnaya - 1 species

    Velvetbreast,_Mountain Lafresnaya lafresnayi 

    Found: Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

    The Mountain Velvetbreast has thin down-curved bill; white tail patch. Male has black velvety lower-breast, belly. ...

     Lafresnaya lafresnayi (Boissonneau, 1840)

     ...  Taxonomy and Nomenclature        

        Kingdom:   Animalia   

        Taxonomic Rank:   Species   

        Synonym(s):   Trochilus lafresnayi Boissonneau, 1840

        Common Name(s):   Mountain Velvetbreast [English]       

        Taxonomic Status:       Current Standing:   valid          

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

     The mountain velvetbreast (Lafresnaya lafresnayi) is a species in the family Trochilidae, the family to which all hummingbirds belong. It is the only member of its genus and is found in the Andes, mostly between 2400 and 3500 m (7,900 to 11,500 ft), of northwestern Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are clearings and bushes at the edges of subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded forests.


    The mountain velvetbreast has an overall length of 9 cm which includes its 2.5 cm long decurved bill. Its upper parts are shiny green as are its throat and breast, but the belly is black and the vent is moistly white. It has a small postocular white spot. Its outer tail feathers are white with black tips, but the central tail feathers are bronzy green. The female is similar except she lacks the black belly and is mostly buffy or whitish below with green spots.  ...

     Le Colibri de Lafresnaye (Lafresnaya lafresnayi) est une espèce d'oiseaux de la famille (biologie) des Trochilidae. Son nom commémore le naturaliste français Frédéric de Lafresnaye (1783-1861).


    Cet oiseau vit en Colombie, Équateur, Pérou et Venezuela.


    Ses habitats sont les forêts humides subtropicales ou tropicales de montagne.

     ... Classification (COI)

     ... Classe   Aves

    Ordre   Apodiformes

    Famille   Trochilidae

    Genre   Lafresnaya   Bonaparte, 1850

    Espèce   Lafresnaya lafresnayi   (Boissonneau, 1840) ...

     Colibri de Lafresnaye

    Lafresnaya lafresnayi - Mountain Velvetbreast

     Description identification

    Colibri de Lafresnaye (Lafresnaya lafresnayi) est un oiseau qui appartient à la famille des Trochilidés.

     ... Habitat

    Forêt : montagneuse humide ; Maquis : haute altitude

     ... Descripteur   Boissonneau, 1840

    Biométrie      Taille      : 12 cm ...

     colibri de Lafresnaye

    Domaine      zoologie > ornithologie

    Auteur   Commission internationale des noms français des oiseaux, 1993

    Note   Ordre : Apodiformes; famille : Trochilidae. 

    Terme   colibri de Lafresnaye  n. m.


    Auteur   Commission internationale des noms français des oiseaux, 1993

    Terme   Lafresnaya lafresnayi   ...

     Colibri de Lafresnaye

    Apodiformes > Trochilidae > Lafresnaya lafresnayi*         (Boissonneau, 1840)

    Mountain Velvetbreast (en) ;Fadenschwingenkolibri (de) ;Petto di velluto (it) ;Colibrí aterciopelado (es)

    Note : aussi Samtbauchkolibri (de).

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

     ... Région : Amérique ( 4 pays afficher/cacher )

    Statut :    Non-critique, population stable ...


      Taxon : Lafresnaya lafresnayi (Animalia)

     ... Classe : Aves

    Ordre : Apodiformes

    Famille : Trochilidae

    Genre : Lafresnaya

    Nom FR : Colibri de Lafresnaye

    Nom EN : Mountain Velvetbreast

    Nom ES : Colibrí terciopelo; Colibrí aterciopelado

     ... Aire de répartition :   Colombie , Equateur , Pérou , Venezuela  ...

    Author no me bré (700807) 23 Apr 22, 13:09
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