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Indigo-capped Hummingbird

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  Amazilia Frentiazul Alternate name
Amazilia cyanifrons Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae      Family
9.1 cm Length
Now endemic to Colombia as it is (extinct in Costa Rica.)Tropical rainforest, shrubland, plantations & gardens, below 400 - 2,000 m. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Nectare insects. Food  
1942 - TSN: 555167 World Number
Least concern Status

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Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

 Indigo-capped Hummingbird Song
Amazilia cyanifrons (0:07)
Bernabe Lopez-Lanus XC55018
19-05-2000, Colombia

Czech: kolibřík indigový
Danish: Indigokronet Amazilie
German: Blaukappenamazilie, Indigostirnamazilie, Indigostirn-Amazilie, Indigostirnchen
English: Blue-fronted Hummingbird, Indigo capped Hummingbird, Indigo-capped Hummingbird
Spanish: Amazilia Capiazul, Amazilia Frentiazul, Amazilia gorriazul, Diamante de Frente Azul
Spanish (Colombia): Amazilia Frentiazul
Spanish (Costa Rica): Amazilia gorriazul
Finnish: Siniotsakolibri
French: Ariane ŕ front bleu
Italian: Amazilia fronteazzurra
Japanese: ruriboushiemerarudohachidori
Japanese: ルリボウシエメラルドハチドリ
Latin: Amazilia cyanifrons, Amazilia cyanifrons cyanifrons, Saucerottia cyanifrons
Dutch: Blauwkapamazilia
Norwegian: Indigokronekolibri
Polish: Szmaragdzik indygowy
Russian: Индиговая амазилия
Slovak: kolibrík indigový
Swedish: Indigokronad smaragd
Chinese: 青顶蜂鸟

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