Order: Apodiformes | Family: Trochilidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Amazonian Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Moyobamba, San Martin
Age: Adult | Sex: Females | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Peru
Loc. Southeast Peru[/one_fourth_last]
Status: The White-chinned Sapphire is uncommon but widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 600 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Zafiro de Barbilla Blanca.
Sub-species: White-chinned Sapphire (Chlorestes cyanus rostrata), Boucard, 1895.
Meaning of Name: Chlorestes: Gr. khlōros= green and esthēs, esthētos= clothes, clothing. cyanus: Gr. kuanos= dark-blue.
Formerly known as Hylocharis cyanus (2019).
- 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.