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Blue-headed Sapphire

Hylocharis grayi (DeLattre & Bourcier, 1846)

The Blue-Headed Sapphire (Hylocharis grayi) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and heavily degraded former forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
  Hylocharis

Scientific:
  Hylocharis grayi

Citation:
  (DeLattre & Bourcier, 1846)

Reference:
  Rev.Zool. 9 p.307

Protonym:
  Trochilus Grayi

Avibase ID:
  D4920C9260830EEF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D4920C92

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 555137

Geographic range:

  • Hylocharis grayi: W Colombia and n Ecuador
English:
Blue-headed Sapphire
Czech:
kolibřík modrohlavý
German:
Blauscheitelamazilie
Danish:
Blåhovedet Safir
Spanish:
Amazilia cabeciazul
Finnish:
mangrovesafiirikolibri
French:
Ariane ulysse
Italian:
Zaffiro testablu
Japanese:
zuaosafaiahachidori
Japanese:
ズアオサファイアハチドリ
Dutch:
Blauwkopsaffierkolibrie
Norwegian:
Blåhettekolibri
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåhettekolibri
Polish:
szafirek niebieskoglowy
Russian:
Синеголовый сапфир
Slovak:
kolibrík modrohlavý
Swedish:
safirsmaragd
Ukrainian:
Колібрі-сапфір синьоголовий
Chinese:
蓝头红嘴蜂鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Saphir ulysse ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Gray's Hummingbird ( Amazilia grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Hylocharis grayi grayi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Blue-headed Sapphire ( Hylocharis grayi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hylocharis grayi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Hylocharis grayi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Hylocharis [grayi or humboldtii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Colibrí amazília de caputxa blava
Czech: kolibřík modrohlavý
Danish: Blåhovedet Safir
German: Blaukopfsaphir, Blaukopf-Saphirkolibri, Blauscheitelamazilie
English: Blue-headed Sapphire, Gray's Hummingbird
English (IOC): Blue-headed Sapphire
Spanish: Amazilia cabeciazul, Zafiro Cabeciazul, Zafiro de Cola Azul
Spanish (Colombia): Zafiro Cabeciazul
Spanish (Ecuador): Zafiro Cabeciazul
Spanish (Spain): Amazilia cabeciazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-headed Sapphire
Finnish: Mangrovesafiirikolibri
French: Ariane ulysse, Saphir ulysse
Italian: Colibrì zaffiro testablu, Zaffiro testablu
Japanese: zuaosafaiahachidori
Japanese: ズアオサファイアハチドリ
Scientific: Amazilia grayi, Hylocharis grayi, Hylocharis grayi grayi, Trochilus Grayi
Lithuanian: Mėlyngalvis safyras
Dutch: Blauwkopsaffierkolibrie, Blauwkop-saffierkolibrie
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåhettekolibri
Norwegian: Blåhettekolibri
Polish: szafirek niebieskoglowy, Szafirek niebieskogłowy
Russian: Синеголовый сапфир
Slovak: kolibrík modrohlavý
Swedish: Blåhuvad safir, safirsmaragd
Ukrainian: Колібрі-сапфір синьоголовий
Chinese: 蓝头红嘴蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 藍頭紅嘴蜂鳥

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