Rufous-throated sapphire

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Rufous-throated sapphire
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female/immature male
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Amazilia
Species: A. sapphirina
Binomial name
Amazilia sapphirina
del Hoyo and Collar, 2014
Synonyms

Hylocharis sapphirina (Gmelin, 1788)

The rufous-throated sapphire (Amazilia sapphirina) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found at forest edge, savanna-like habitats and plantations in northern and central South America. Previously placed within Hylocharis, it now belongs to the Amazilia genus.[2]

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