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Sparkling Violet-ear

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Colibri coruscans Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae Family
13-15 cm Length
Rainforest, shrubland, plantations, urban areas. Found between 1,700 - 4,500 m. Range follow link Habitat
2 White eggs, incubation 17 - 18 days, fledging 21 days. Clutch
Nectare & small arthropods. Food  
Solitary, territorial, aggressive. Habits
1846 - TSN: 555073 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Sparkling Violetear Charles Hesse Abra Acjanaco, Cusco Peru Call XC10957


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AKA:- Czech: Kolibrík modrolící, kolibřík modrolící
Danish: Glitrende Violetřre
German: Großer Veilchenohrkolibri, Veilchenohr
English: Gould's Violet-ear, Sparkling Violet ear, Sparkling Violetear, Sparkling Violet-ear
Spanish: Colibrí Chillón, Colibrí grande, Colibrí Rutilante, Colibrí Verde Mayor, Picaflor azul, Picaflor de cara azul
Spanish (Argentine): Colibrí grande
Spanish (Chile): Picaflor azul
Spanish (Colombia): Colibrí Chillón
Spanish (Paraguay): Colibrí grande
Spanish (Venezuela): Colibrí Orejivioleta Grande
Finnish: Isoorvokkikolibri, iso-orvokkikolibri
French: Anaďs, Anaďs Colibri ŕ oreillons violets, Colibri ŕ oreillons violets, Colibri anaďs
Guarani: Mainumby
Italian: Colibrě orecchieviola scintillante, Guanciaviola luccicante
Japanese: aomimihachidori
Japanese: アオミミハチドリ
Latin: Colibri coruscans
Dutch: Goulds Violetoorkolibrie, Gould-violetoorkolibrie
Norwegian: Fiolřrekolibri
Polish: uszatek niebieskobrzuchy
Portuguese: Beija-flor-violeta
Portuguese (Brazil): Beija-flor-violeta
Russian: искрящийся фиалкоух, Сверкающий колибри
Slovak: jagavicka ligotavá, jagavička ligotavá
Swedish: Violettörad kolibri
Chinese: 辉紫耳蜂鸟

Range:-  Argentina:- Argentine Northwest, Cuyo, Bolivia, [ Brazil:-North Brazil:- Roraima, ]Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru Venezuela.


Colibri coruscans
Colibri coruscans coruscans
Colibri coruscans germanus
Colibri coruscans rostratus
Colibri coruscans rostratus


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