Tourmaline Sunangel

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

The Tourmaline Sunangel (Heliangelus exortis) is a species of hummingbird. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Heliangelus exortis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. Stub icon This Apodiformes-related article is a stub. More

Tourmaline Sunangel Heliangelus exortis = Guango Lodge, Ecuador - Jul, 2002 More

Tourmaline Sunangel Heliangelus exortis = Described by: Fraser (1840) Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs Guango Lodge, Ecuador - Jan 8, 2006 More

Tourmaline Sunangel, Heliangelus exortis Tourmaline Sunangel (Heliangelus exortis), female feeding from Bomarea flower,Papallacta, Ecuador, Andes, South America Filename: TOSU_017422.jpg Size: 5125x3410 / 3.0MB From gallery: Hummingbirds Source: 017422 Date 27 Jan 2008 Location: Credit: Rolf Nussbaumer / Rolfnp. More

these Tourmaline Sunangels were contantly in motion and always confronting their competitors at feeders. This head-on pose shows the array of iridescence these birds employ in their encounters, as the bird posed for an instant on a perch. More

Tourmaline Sunangel (Heliangelis exortis), Ecuador, Guango Lodge 19th February 2004 © Frank Golding A male Tourmaline Sunangel Hummingbird. Photo taken in the evening on slide film with a Nikon F100 & 500 F4 lens, flashlit from a single SB80DX flashgun. Tourmaline Sunangel (Heliangelis exortis) - Tourmaline Sunangel, Ecuador, Guango Lodge May 2008 © Remco Hofland This is a female. Pic by Guido Keijl. More

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Original source: Andy Jones
Author: Andy Jones
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Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Heliangelus
Species : exortis
Authority : (Fraser, 1840)