> Chlorostilbon poortmani
Chlorostilbon poortmani (Short-tailed Emerald)
The Short-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon poortmani) is a species of hummingbird found in the Andes of Colombia and Venezuela. It has also been called Poortman's Emerald Hummingbird. The binomial name was given by Jules Bourcier (1797-1873), a French naturalist and expert on hummingbirds.
Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0)
Unique & Vulnerable (100)
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-06, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Important Bird Areas provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org
Range map provided by Ridgely, R. S., T. F. Allnutt, T. Brooks, D. K. McNicol, D. W. Mehlman, B. E. Young, and J. R. Zook. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Birds of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe
, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.