Blue-headed sapphire

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Blue-headed sapphire
Blue-headed Sapphire - Colombia.jpg
Colombia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Hylocharis
Species: H. grayi
Binomial name
Hylocharis grayi
Delattre & Bourcier, 1846

The blue-headed sapphire (Hylocharis grayi) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. It formerly included the Humboldt's sapphire as a subspecies. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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