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Turquoise-throated Puffleg

Eriocnemis godini (Bourcier, J 1851)

The turquoise-throated puffleg, also known as Godin's puffleg, is a species of hummingbird from Ecuador. It is mostly green with blue undertail coverts and white powder-puffs of downy feathers on the legs, and the male has a bluish-purple throat patch. It is only known from a few specimens taken in the nineteenth century and its taxonomic position is unclear. The type of habitat in which the type species was recovered has largely disappeared, and recent surveys trying to find this bird have failed. The International Union for Conservation of Nature believes it may be extinct, but there is a possibility that some individuals remain, so the bird has been rated as "critically endangered". Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
   Eriocnemis
Scientific:
  Eriocnemis godini


Original description

Citation:
  (Bourcier, J 1851)

Reference:
   Compt. Rend. Hebd. Acad. Sci. 32 p.186

Protonym:
  Trochilus Godini

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1220830


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  250E2A415CC271BF

Avibase ID:
  avibase-250E2A41

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/250E2A41


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555251


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED - POSSIBLY EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Eriocnemis godini: Andes of nw Ecuador and (?) sw Colombia
English:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg
Catalan:
Colibrí calçat turquesa
Czech:
kolibřík šmolkový
Danish:
Turkisstrubet Kvastben
German:
Türkiskehl-Höschenkolibri
Spanish:
Calzadito Turquesa
Spanish (Spain):
Calzadito Turquesa
Finnish:
turkoosisukkakolibri
French:
Érione turquoise
Croatian:
čokoski kolibrić
Italian:
Fiocchetto golaturchese
Japanese (romaji):
aonodowataashihachidori
Japanese:
アオノドワタアシハチドリ
Lithuanian:
Turkiaspalvis erionas
Dutch:
Turkoois Pluimbroekje
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Turkisstrupedunfot
Norwegian:
Turkisstrupedunfot
Polish:
puchatek turkusowy
Portuguese:
calçudo-de-garganta-turquesa
Russian:
Бирюзовый эрион
Slovak:
pančuchárik tyrkysový
Serbian:
Gaćasti kolibri tirkiznog grla
Swedish:
turkosstrupig dunbena
Ukrainian:
Еріон синьогорлий
Chinese:
绿喉毛腿蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
綠喉鬆腿蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Érione turquoise ( Eriocnemis godini)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Érione turquoise ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 1st edition:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements, version 2021:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 3rd edition:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 4th edition:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements, version 2015:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements, version 2016:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements, version 2017:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements, version 2018:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Clements, version 2019:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 1.50:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 1.52:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 1.53:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 1.54:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 1.55:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 2015:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 2016:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 2017:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 2018:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 2019:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
eBird version 2021:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Eriocnemis godini
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Eriocnemis godini
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Eriocnemis godini
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Turquoise-throated Puffleg ( Eriocnemis godini)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eriocnemis godini
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eriocnemis godini

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Colibrí calçat turquesa
Czech: Kolibrík šmolkový, kolibřík šmolkový
Danish: Turkisstrubet Kvastben
German: Türkiskehl-Höschenkolibri, Türkisschneehöschen, Türkis-Schneehöschen
English: Tuquoise-throated Puffleg, Turquoise throated Puffleg, Turquoise-throated Puffleg
English, HBW: Turquoise-throated Puffleg
English (IOC): Turquoise-throated Puffleg
English (United States): Turquoise-throated Puffleg
Spanish: Calzadito Turquesa, Calzoncitos Gorgiturquesa, Colibrí Pantalón de Garganta Azul
Spanish (Colombia): Calzoncitos Gorgiturquesa
Spanish (Ecuador): Zamarrito Gorgiturquesa
Spanish (Spain): Calzadito Turquesa
Spanish (HBW): Turquoise-throated Puffleg
Finnish: Turkoosisukkakolibri
French: Érione turquoise
Croatian: čokoski kolibrić
Italian: Colibrì zampepiumose golaturchese, Fiocchetto golaturchese
Japanese (romaji): aonodowataashihachidori
Japanese: アオノドワタアシハチドリ
Scientific: Eriocnemis godini, Trochilus Godini
Lithuanian: Turkiaspalvis erionas
Dutch: Turkoois Pluimbroekje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Turkisstrupedunfot
Norwegian: Turkisstrupedunfot
Polish: puchatek turkusowy
Portuguese: calçudo-de-garganta-turquesa
Portuguese (Portugal): calçadinho-turquesa
Russian: Бирюзовый эрион
Slovak: pančuchárik tyrkysový
Serbian: Gaćasti kolibri tirkiznog grla
Swedish: turkosstrupig dunbena, Turkosstrupig tofsbena
Turkish: Türkuvaz gerdanlı pufayak
Ukrainian: Еріон синьогорлий
Chinese: 绿喉毛腿蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 綠喉鬆腿蜂鳥

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