Hooded visorbearer

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Hooded visorbearer
Hooded Visorbearer Augastes lumachella.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Augastes
A. lumachella
Binomial name
Augastes lumachella
(Lesson, 1838)
Augastes lumachella map.svg

Augastes lumachellus (Lesson, 1838) [orth. error]

The hooded visorbearer, Colibri Lumachelle, or ColibrÍ Lumaquela (Augastes lumachella) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found only in Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Augastes lumachella". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.