Woodstars are small - mostly South American - hummingbirds that belong to the Trochilidae family.
Listing of Species
- Amethyst Woodstar (Calliphlox amethystina) - Range: South America east of the Andes from Venezuela to northern Argentina
- Bahama Woodstar (Calliphlox evelynae) - Range: Bahamas
- Chilean Woodstar (Eulidia yarrellii) - Range: Northernmost Chile and possibly southern Peru
- Esmeraldas Woodstar (Chaetocercus berlepschi) - Range: Ecuador
- Gorgeted Woodstar (Chaetocercus heliodor) - Range: Colombia and Venezuela; and at a few locations in Ecuador.
- Little Woodstar (Chaetocercus bombus) - Range: Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
- Magenta-throated Woodstar / Hummingbird (Calliphlox bryantae) - Range: Costa Rica and western Panama.
- Purple-collared Woodstar (Myrtis fanny) - Range: Ecuador and Peru
- Purple-throated Woodstar (Calliphlox mitchellii) - Range: Panama (Darién) through western Colombia (on both slopes of the west Andes) to western Ecuador (south to El Oro and Loja).
- Rufous-shafted Woodstar (Chaetocercus jourdanii) - Range: Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela
- Santa Marta Woodstar (Chaetocercus astreans) - Range: Colombia
- Slender-tailed Woodstar (Microstilbon burmeisteri) - Range: Argentina and Bolivia
- White-bellied Woodstar (Chaetocercus mulsant) - Range: Central and Eastern Andes from Columbia, patchily south through Ecuador and Peru, to central Bolivia (Yungas of Cochabamba).
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
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