Blue-throated starfrontlet

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Blue-throated starfrontlet
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Coeligena
Species: C. helianthea
Binomial name
Coeligena helianthea
Lesson, 1838

Helianthea typica

The blue-throated starfrontlet (Coeligena helianthea) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in the Andes of Colombia and far western Venezuela.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.