Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Black-breasted Hillstar (Oreotrochilus melanogaster) - HBW 5, p. 624

French: Colibri à plastron noir German: Schwarzbrust-Andenkolibri 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.

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