Black-breasted Hillstar (Oreotrochilus melanogaster) - HBW 5, p. 624
French: Colibri à plastron noir
Spanish: Colibrí Pechinegro
Taxonomy: Oreotrochilus melanogaster Gould, 1847, no locality = Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
On present knowledge, it is not fully clear whether this is a melanistic representative of the O.estella superspecies or an independent species. Monotypic.
Distribution: C Peru, in Junín and Huancavelica and locally into adjacent mountains of Ancash, Lima, Pasco and Ayacucho.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male perched on top of a bush. This is an Peruvian Endemic. Locality Junín National Reserve, Peru (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 6 November 2012 13 weeks ago 41 sec 3.7
perched and flying away Locality Junín National Reserve, Peru (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 6 November 2012 13 weeks ago 30 sec 3.3
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