Velvet-browed brilliant

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Velvet-browed brilliant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Heliodoxa
Species: H. xanthogonys
Binomial name
Heliodoxa xanthogonys
Salvin & Godman, 1882

The velvet-browed brilliant (Heliodoxa xanthogonys) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. The species is found in Venezuela, central regions, mostly east of the Orinoco River, and in the east with Guyana, and in the small border region of Brazil, intersecting with Guyana and Venezuela.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.