Blue-tufted starthroat

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Blue-tufted starthroat
Blue-tufted Starthroat (Heliomaster furcifer).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Heliomaster
H. furcifer
Binomial name
Heliomaster furcifer
(Shaw, 1812)

The blue-tufted starthroat (Heliomaster furcifer) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and possibly Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and dry savanna.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Heliomaster furcifer". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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