Augastes geoffroyi (Bourcier, 1843)
The wedge-billed hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is placed in the monotypic genus Schistes, but sometimes merged with the visorbearers in Augastes. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
Contrary to its name, it can be difficult to identify using only its bill characteristics. It's typically found in solitude and possesses a white stripe behind the eye, white tufts on the chest, a rounded tail, and a short bill.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Schistes geoffroyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- "Overview - Wedge-billed Hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) - Neotropical Birds". neotropical.birds.cornell.edu. Retrieved 2016-03-30.
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