Purple-throated woodstar

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Purple-throated woodstar
Purple-throated Woodstar - Colombia S4E3309.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Calliphlox
Species: C. mitchellii
Binomial name
Calliphlox mitchellii
(Bourcier, 1847)

Philodice mitchellii

The purple-throated woodstar (Calliphlox mitchellii) is a species of hummingbird, and it is one of the four Calliphlox species, the woodstars. The species is found in Colombia and Ecuador, and a minor localized population in Panama, 600 km from its main species distribution.



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