Velvet-browed Brilliant

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

The Velvet-Browed Brilliant (Heliodoxa xanthogonys) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Heliodoxa xanthogonys. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. Stub icon This Apodiformes-related article is a stub. More

Velvet-browed BrilliantBirds in Suriname = - Velvet-browed Brilliant Velvet-browed Brilliant Photos of a captured Velvet-browed Brilliant by John Mittermeier on the Tafelberg in Suriname in 2008. The bird is found on the Tepui mountains and the Tafelberg is the only Tepui in Suriname. It was seen there by Ottema in 2005 and he recorded the sound of the velvet-browed brilliant also. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Heliodoxa
Species : xanthogonys
Authority : Salvin & Godman, 1882