Amethyst Woodstar

Taxobox
name = Amethyst Woodstar


status = LC | status_system = IUCN3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Apodiformes
familia = Trochilidae
genus = "Calliphlox"
species = "C. amethystina"
binomial = "Calliphlox amethystina"
binomial_authority = Boddaert, 1783
synonyms =
The Amethyst Woodstar ("Calliphlox amethystina") is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family.It is found in most of central, and eastern South America proper, in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname-(the Guianas), Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. The bird's range surrounds the Amazon countries into the Andes foothills and higher elevations of upstream river systems, but is not along the Amazon River proper in the central Amazon Basin, or the central upper Basin; it is in Brazil at the river's outlet, and upstream for about 500 km.

The Amazon Woodstar's natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/48455/all Calliphlox amethystina] . [http://www.iucnredlist.org 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ] Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

External links

* [http://ibc.hbw.com/ibc/phtml/especie.phtml?idEspecie=3278 Amethyst Woodstar videos] on the Internet Bird Collection
* [http://vireo.acnatsci.org/search.html?VIREO_SESSION_ID=94c28e4bcf614e3d53ce0cd653e31dfe&Form=Search&SEARCHBY=Common&KEYWORDS=amethyst+woodstar&showwhat=images&AGE=All&SEX=All&ACT=All&Search=Search&VIEW=All&ORIENTATION=All&RESULTS=25 Amethyst Woodstar photo gallery] VIREO [http://vireo.acnatsci.org/species_image.php?species=Calliphlox+amethystina Photo-High Res]
* [http://www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/photos/calame5006.jpgPhoto-High Res-(Close-up)] ; [http://www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/amethystwoodstar.html Article & synopsis] arthurgrosset [http://www.arthurgrosset.com/sabirds/photos/calame5010.jpgPhoto no. 2 of 3]
* [http://www.ib.usp.br/ceo/images/calame.jpgPhoto-High Res] ; [http://www.ib.usp.br/ceo/imag_sons/fvtrochil.htm Article] ib.usp.br–"Trochilidae"


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