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Violet-headed Hummingbird
Klais guimeti (Bourcier, 1843)
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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Klais

Scientific:
  Klais guimeti

Citation:
  (Bourcier, 1843)

Reference:
  Rev.Zool. 6 p.72

Protonym:
  Trochilus Guimeti

Avibase ID:
  CFA062CB1047822A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CFA062CB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555084

Geographic range:

  • Klais guimeti guimeti: coastal ranges and Andes of Venezuela south along east slope of Andes of Colombia and Ecuador to northern Peru
  • Klais guimeti merrittii: E Honduras to e Panama
  • Klais guimeti pallidiventris: E Peru to w-central Bolivia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Violet-headed Hummingbird
Czech:
  kolibřík fialovohlavý
German:
  Violettkopfkolibri
Danish:
  Violethovedet Kolibri
Spanish:
  Colibrí Cabeciazul
Finnish:
  kuorokolibri
French:
  Colibri à tête violette
Italian:
  Colibrì testaviola
Japanese:
  sumiregashirahachidori
Japanese:
  スミレガシラハチドリ
Dutch:
  Paarskopkolibrie
Norwegian:
  Fioletthodekolibri
Polish:
  fioletek
Portuguese:
  Beija-Flor-de-cabeça-roxa
Russian:
  Фиолетовоголовый клаис
Slovak:
  kolibrík fialohlávok
Swedish:
  violetthuvad kolibri
Chinese:
  紫头蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Colibri à tête violette ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Colibri à tête violette ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Klais guimeti [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Klais guimeti [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Klais guimeti [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Violet-headed Hummingbird ( Klais guimeti) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Klais guimeti [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Klais guimeti [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Colibrí carablau
Czech: Kolibrík fialovohlavý, kolibřík fialovohlavý
Danish: Violethovedet Kolibri
German: Violettkopfkolibri, Violettkopf-Kolibri
English: Guimet's Hummingbird, Violet headed Hummingbird, Violet-crowned Hummingbird, Violet-headed Hummingbird
English (IOC): Violet-headed Hummingbird
Spanish: Colibrí Cabeciazul, Colibrí Cabecivioleta, Tucusito Cabeza Azul, Tucusito de Cabeza Azul
Spanish (Colombia): Colibrí Cabecivioleta
Spanish (Costa Rica): Colibrí Cabeciazul
Spanish (Ecuador): Colibrí Cabecivioleta
Spanish (Spain): Colibrí Cabeciazul
Spanish (HBW): Violet-headed Hummingbird
Spanish (Nicaragua): Colibrí Cabeciazul
Spanish (Panama): Colibrí Cabecivioleta
Spanish (Peru): Colibrí de Cabeza Violeta
Spanish (Venezuela): Tucusito Cabeza Azul
Finnish: Kuorokolibri
French: Colibri à tête violette
Hungarian: lilafejű kolibri
Italian: Colibrì testaviola, Colibrì testavioletta
Japanese: sumiregashirahachidori
Japanese: スミレガシラハチドリ
Scientific: Klais guimeti, Klais guimeti guimeti, Trochilus Guimeti
Lithuanian: Violetinis kolibris
Dutch: Paarskopkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fioletthovudkolibri
Norwegian: Fioletthodekolibri
Polish: fioletek
Portuguese: Beija-flor-de-cabeça-roxa
Russian: Фиолетовоголовый клаис
Slovak: kolibrík fialohlávok
Swedish: Violetthuvad kolibri
Ukrainian: Колібрі сапфіроволобий
Chinese: 紫头蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紫頭蜂鳥

 

         

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