Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Grey-breasted Sabrewing (Campylopterus largipennis) - HBW 5, p. 550

French: Campyloptère à ventre gris German: Graubrust-Degenflügel Spanish: Colibrí Pechigrís
Other common names: Bronze-shafted/Tail-coated Sabrewing

Taxonomy: Trochilus largipennis Boddaert, 1783, Cayenne.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • aequatorialis Gould, 1861 - E Colombia, E Ecuador, E Peru and N Bolivia to NW Brazil.
  • largipennis (Boddaert, 1783) - E Venezuela, the Guianas and R Negro region of NW Brazil.
  • obscurus Gould, 1848 - E Pará and Maranhão (NE Brazil).
  • diamantinensis Ruschi, 1963 - Serra Espinhaço in Minas Gerais (SE Brazil).