Long-billed Starthroat (species: Heliomaster longirostris) in Birds of Tatama Natural National Park (Gaia Guide)
Heliomaster longirostris
Long-billed Starthroat

©Joao Quental

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Apodiformes
Family Trochilidae
Genus Heliomaster
Species Heliomaster longirostris



Distinguishing features

The male has bronze-green upperparts, a blue crown, white moustachial stripe and reddish throat. The underparts are grey shading to white on the flanks and mid-belly, and the tail is mainly black. The female is similar, but has a green crown and a purple-edged black throat. (Wikipedia)


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



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