blue-headed sapphire

Hylocharis grayi

The blue-headed sapphire is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. It formerly included the Humboldt's sapphire as a subspecies.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and heavily degraded former forest.
Status: Least concern
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderApodiformes
FamilyTrochilidae
GenusHylocharis
SpeciesH. grayi
Photographed in
Colombia