Pirre hummingbird

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Pirre hummingbird
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Goethalsia
Nelson, 1912
Species: G. bella
Binomial name
Goethalsia bella
Nelson, 1912

The Pirre hummingbird (Goethalsia bella), also somewhat misleadingly[2] known as the rufous-cheeked hummingbird, is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is the only species in its genus.

Found in Panama and far northwestern Panama, its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Goethalsia bella". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Proposal (#304) to South American Classification Committee, museum.lsu.edu. Retrieved 2010-01-22.