Glittering-throated emerald

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Glittering-throated emerald
Amazilia fimbriata.jpg
A. fimbriata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Amazilia
A. fimbriata
Binomial name
Amazilia fimbriata
Gmelin, 1788

Polyerata fimbriata

The glittering-throated emerald (Amazilia fimbriata), sometimes placed in the genus Polyerata, is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in the Amazon Basin, Venezuela, the Guianas and Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.


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

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