Purple-chested hummingbird

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Purple-chested hummingbird
Bonner zoologische Monographien - Amazilia rosenbergi.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Amazilia
Species: A. rosenbergi
Binomial name
Amazilia rosenbergi
Boucard, 1895

The purple-chested hummingbird (Amazilia rosenbergi) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and heavily degraded former forest. It is commonly hunted for the supposed medicinal properties of its beak by indigenous peoples in the area.

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