Stripe-breasted starthroat

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Stripe-breasted starthroat
Heliomaster squamosus Stripe-breasted Starthroat (M) 01.jpg
SE Brazil (male)
Heliomaster squamosus Stripe-breasted Starthroat (F).jpg
SE Brazil (female)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Heliomaster
H. squamosus
Binomial name
Heliomaster squamosus
Temminck, 1823

The stripe-breasted starthroat (Heliomaster squamosus) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.

It is found only in regions of eastern and southeastern Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and heavily degraded former forest.


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

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