Purple-collared Woodstar

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Purple-collared Woodstar
Juvenile male in NW Ecuador
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Myrtis
L. Reichenbach, 1854
Species: M. fanny
Binomial name
Myrtis fanny
Lesson, 1838

The Purple-collared Woodstar (Myrtis fanny) is a species of hummingbird found in Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

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