Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Little Sunangel (Heliangelus micraster) - HBW 5, p. 637

French: Héliange menu German: Goldkehl-Sonnennymphe Spanish: Colibrí Lucero
Other common names: Gould’s Sunangel

Taxonomy: Heliangelus micraster Gould, 1872, San Lucas, Ecuador.
Closely related to H. exortis and often regarded as conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • micraster Gould, 1872 - E Andean slope of SE Ecuador and adjacent N Peru.
  • cutervensis Simon, 1921 - NW Peru (Cajamarca).

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