Golden-tailed sapphire

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Golden-tailed sapphire
Golden-tailed Sapphire JCB.jpg
male in eastern Ecuador
Colibrí Cola de Oro (Golden-tailed Sapphire Hummingbird).jpg
female C. o. oenone
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Chrysuronia
Bonaparte, 1850
C. oenone
Binomial name
Chrysuronia oenone
(Lesson, 1832)

The golden-tailed sapphire (Chrysuronia oenone) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

Wildsumaco Lodge - Ecuador
Wildsumaco Lodge - Ecuador


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and heavily degraded former forest.


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