Short-tailed Emerald

The binomial name was given by Jules Bourcier , a French naturalist and expert on hummingbirds.

The Short-tailed Emerald is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Short-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon poortmani) is a species of hummingbird found in the Andes of Colombia and Venezuela. It has also been called Poortman's Emerald Hummingbird. The binomial name was given by Jules Bourcier (1797-1873), a French naturalist and expert on hummingbirds. More

species overview :: Short-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon poortmani) = Nr. More

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Short-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon poortmani) = French: Émeraude à queue courte German: Kurzschwanz-Smaragdkolibri Spanish: Esmeralda Colicorta Other common names: Berlepsch’s Emerald (“inexpectatus”) Taxonomy: Ornismya poortmani Bourcier, 1843, Colombia. Possibly forms a superspecies with C. stenurus and C. alice. Race euchloris has sometimes been considered a separate species, due mainly to suggestion of possible overlap in range, but poorly known. More

Short-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon poortmani: in patchy woodland below Soata (5 hours north of Bogota): More

Short-tailed Emerald Complex of calls Chlorostilbon poortmani euchloris (0:04) Bernabe Lopez-Lanus XC45339 23-06-2002, Colombia page 1 © 2005-2010 Xeno-canto Foundation. More

Short-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon poortmani = Described by: Bourcier (1843) Alternate common name(s): Santander Emerald, Berlepsch's Emerald, Cabanis's Emerald, Cabanis' Emerald, Natterer's Emerald Old scientific name(s): Chlorostilbon inexpectatus, Chlorostilbon auratus, Ptochoptera iolaima, Chlorostilbon poortmanni Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Nw. South America; Restricted range; (1) E. Colombia and nw. Venezuela. (2) Colombia. More

Short-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon poortmani 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Short-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon poortmani IUCN Red List history Year Category 2009 Least Concern 2008 Least Concern 2004 Least Concern 2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern Range Estimate More

Short-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon poortmani Dusky Hummingbird Cynanthus sordidus Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor Mexican Woodnymph Thalurania ridgwayi Blue-crowned Woodnymph Thalurania colombica Green-crowned Woodnymph Thalurania fannyi Fork-tailed Woodnymph Thalurania furcata Long-tailed Woodnymph Thalurania watertonii Violet-capped Woodnymph Thalurania glaucopis Fiery-throated Hummingbird Panterpe insignis Violet-bellied Hummingbird Damophila julie Sapphire-throated Hummingbird Lepidopyga coeruleogularis Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird Lepidopyga lilliae Shining-green Hummingbird Lepidopyga goudoti More

* Short-tailed Emerald, Chlorostilbon poortmani * Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Panterpe insignis * White-tailed Emerald, Elvira chionura * Coppery-headed Emerald, Elvira cupreiceps * Blue-capped Hummingbird, Eupherusa cyanophrys * White-tailed Hummingbird, Eupherusa poliocerca * Stripe-tailed Hummingbird, Eupherusa eximia * Black-bellied Hummingbird, Eupherusa nigriventris * Rufous-cheeked Hummingbird, Goethalsia bella * Violet-capped Hummingbird, Goldmania violiceps More

* Short-tailed Emerald, Chlorostilbon poortmani * Genus Basilinna (recently split from Hylocharis) * Xantus's Hummingbird, Basilinna xantusii * White-eared Hummingbird, Basilinna leucotis * Genus Elvira * White-tailed Emerald, Elvira chionura * Coppery-headed Emerald, Elvira cupreiceps * Genus Eupherusa More

* 2 2 8 100 Short-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon poortmani) * 6 5 1 8 101 Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Panterpe insignis) * 1 1 8 102 White-tailed Emerald (Elvira chionura) * 12 6 6 8 103 Coppery-headed Emerald (Elvira cupreiceps) * 3 1 2 3 104 Oaxaca Hummingbird (Eupherusa cyanophrys) * 0 4 105 White-tailed Hummingbird (Eupherusa poliocerca) * 4 1 2 1 8 106 Stripe-tailed Hummingbird (Eupherusa eximia) More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Chlorostilbon
Species : poortmani
Authority : (Bourcier, 1843)