Great Sapphirewing

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Original source: Michael Woodruff from Spokane, Washington, USA
Author: Michael Woodruff from Spokane, Washington, USA

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

Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus) is one of the largest hummingbirds in the world. It is la... * I and the Bird #118, the Back ‘o Beyond Edition. More

Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus) is one of the largest hummingbirds in the world. It is larger than all of the other hummingbirds in its habitat and many other species as well, including flowerpiercers, conebills, and chat-tyrants. Great Sapphirewing, Pterophanes cyanopterus 4 The sapphirewing’s scientific name, Pterophanes cyanopterus, is derived from Greek words combined to mean “bright wing” and “blue wing.” Great Sapphirewing, Pterophanes cyanopterus 5 Pinkish-brown underparts identify this bird as a female. More

The Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Pterophanes cyanopterus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. Stub icon This Apodiformes-related article is a stub. More

For the purposes of our bird news services, Great Sapphirewing is classed as Ungraded: species that are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland hide section Most recent photos of Great Sapphirewing (3) Yanacocha, Ecuador Yanacocha, Ecuador17/11/2009 Yanacocha, Ecuador 17/11/2009 Yanachoca Reserve, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador Yanachoca Reserve, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador01/05/2006 Yanachoca Reserve, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador 01/05/2006 Yanacocha Reserve, Ecuador Yanacocha Reserve, Ecuador23/02/2005 Yanacocha Reserve, Ecuador More

Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus) by Juan Bahamon - Click Image to enter Slide Show SlideShow | Image Information | Contact the Photographer Image information - Description Portfolio Juan Bahamon Capture Medium Digital Capture Capture Format 35mm Location Yancocha Reserve - Ecuador URL More

Great Sapphirewing at 6 inches. The Giant is a rather plain hummingbird. Free image hosting at Giant Free image hosting at Female Great Sapphirewing Free image hosting at imagecave. More

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The Great Sapphirewing is a large and stunning hummingbird, cloaked in beautfiul emerald-green iridescence. We traveled to over 11,000 feet to find this gllittering jewel. Fill flash through a Flash Extender helps bring out the beautiful iridescence. The background is a natural blur of distant cloud forest slopes shrouded in mist. This bird is 6 inches from tip to tail. More

Great Sapphirewing, Ecuador, Yanacocha 2005 © Steve Blain Send this as a postcard Great Sapphirewing - Great Sapphirewing, Ecuador, Yanacocha, Pichincha 27-jun-2007 © Roger Ahlman Send this as a postcard Great Sapphirewing - Great Sapphirewing, Ecuador, Highlands Feb, 2009 © Roger Ahlman Visit www.glennbartley. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Pterophanes
Species : cyanopterus
Authority : (Fraser, 1839)