Grey-breasted sabrewing

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Grey-breasted sabrewing
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Grey-breasted sabrewing in Ecuador.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Campylopterus
Species: C. largipennis
Binomial name
Campylopterus largipennis
Boddaert, 1783

The grey-breasted sabrewing (Campylopterus largipennis) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.

It is found in humid forest in the Guianas and the Amazon Basin with a smaller disjunct population (subspecies diamantinensis) in forest and woodland in Bahia and Minas Gerais in eastern Brazil.

A relatively large hummingbird with grey underparts and broad white tail-tips, it is generally common.


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

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