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Sylph, Venezuelan
 
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Scientific Name:
Aglaiocercus berlepschi
Location(s):
Global, South America, Venezuela Read more
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IUCN
This species is locally fairly common in suitable habitat, and considered less vulnerable than others (such as Grey-headed Warbler Basileuterus griseiceps) to removal of undergrowth for coffee plantations (Boesman in litt. 2006). Its population is estimated to number 2,500-9,999 individuals, equatin ...
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Wikipedia
The male is 22 centimetres in length with the elongated outer tail-feathers accounting for 14-15 centimetres. Its plumage is mostly iridescent green. The throat is blue and the outer tail-feathers are violet, becoming blue towards the tips. The female is 9.5-11 centimetres long. The tail is shorter than that of the male but still fairly long and slightly forked. Females have a blue crown and white throat, breast and belly. ...
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