Augastes geoffroyi (Bourcier, 1843)
The Geoffroy's wedgebill or eastern wedge-billed hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is sometimes merged with the visorbearers in Augastes. It has been split from the white-throated wedgebill by most taxonomic authorities. Some authorities, including the American Ornithological Society, continue to lump both species together, calling them the wedge-billed hummingbird.
Contrary to its name, it can be difficult to identify using only its bill characteristics. It's typically found in solitude and possesses a white stripe behind the eye, white tufts on the chest, a rounded tail, and a short bill.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Schistes geoffroyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- "Overview - Wedge-billed Hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) - Neotropical Birds". neotropical.birds.cornell.edu. Retrieved 2016-03-30.
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