Rainbow-bearded thornbill

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Rainbow-bearded thornbill
Rainbow-Bearded Thornbill (Chalcostigma herrani).jpg
A male in Yanacocha Reserve, Ecuador
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Chalcostigma
C. herrani
Binomial name
Chalcostigma herrani

The rainbow-bearded thornbill (Chalcostigma herrani) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

Female In NW Ecuador


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