Order: Apodiformes | Family: Trochilidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Female & Male| Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southwest Ecuador
Age: Adult (chapmani) | Sex: Male | Loc. Southeast Peru
Status: The Geoffroy’s Daggerbill is uncommon in the understory and edges of montane forest on the east slope of the Andes. It ranges at elevations between 800 – 2300 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Pico-Daga de Geoffroy.
Sub-species: Geoffroy’s Daggerbill (Schistes geoffroyi geoffroyi), Bourcier, 1843. Andes S through E Colombia and E Ecuador to SE Peru (Cuzco).
(Schistes geoffroyi chapmani), Berlioz, 1941. E slope from S Peru (S Cuzco) to C Bolivia (Cochabamba).
Meaning of Name: Schistes: L. with a wedge. geoffroyi: In honor of Professor Isidore Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire (1805-1861) French zoologist.
Formerly known as Wedge-billed Hummingbid (2018).
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.