Plain-bellied Emerald (Agyrtria leucogaster) - HBW 5, p. 597
French: Ariane vert-doré
Spanish: Amazilia Ventriblanca
Taxonomy: Trochilus leucogaster J. F. Gmelin, 1788, Cayenne.
Genus usually merged into Amazilia. Race bahiae initially described based erroneously on characters of nominate birds; its validity has thus been questioned by later taxonomists. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- leucogaster (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) - E Venezuela, the Guianas and NE Brazil.
- bahiae Hartert, 1899 - E Brazil from Pernambuco to Bahia.
- Least Concern
- No sound recordings available yet