Empress brilliant

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Empress brilliant
Empress Brilliant.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Heliodoxa
H. imperatrix
Binomial name
Heliodoxa imperatrix
Gould, 1856

The empress brilliant (Heliodoxa imperatrix) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is not considered a threatened species by the IUCN.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Heliodoxa imperatrix". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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