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Charming Hummingbird

Polyerata decora Salvin, O 1891

The charming hummingbird and also known as the beryl-crowned hummingbird is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae, found in Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and heavily degraded former forest. Staying within the exterior of forests, it searches for scattered flowers and various arthropods for food. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Apodiformes
Family:
  Trochilidae
Genus:
   Polyerata
Scientific:
  Polyerata decora


Original description

Citation:
  Salvin, O 1891

Reference:
   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6), 7 p.377

Protonym:
  Polyerata decora

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81210#page/391/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F3516A3B91FDA86A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F3516A3B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F3516A3B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555161

Geographic range:

  • Polyerata decora: Pacific slope of sw Costa Rica and extreme w Panama
English:
Charming Hummingbird
Catalan:
Colibrí amazília de Salvin
Czech:
kolibrík slicný
Danish:
Costa Rica-amazilie
German:
Schmuckamazilie
Spanish:
Amazilia encantadora
Spanish (Spain):
Amazilia Encantadora
Finnish:
tarhatimanttikolibri
French:
Ariane charmante
Croatian:
modroprsi kolibrić
Hungarian:
ékszer amazília
Italian:
Colibrì fascinoso
Japanese (romaji):
emerarudokanmurihachidori
Japanese:
エメラルドカンムリハチドリ
Lithuanian:
Žavingoji amazilija
Dutch:
Pacifische Blauwborstamazilia
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Yndekolibri
Norwegian:
Yndekolibri
Polish:
szafirek strojny
Portuguese:
beija-flor-encantador
Russian:
Разноцветная амазилия
Slovak:
kolibrík ozdobný
Serbian:
Kostarikanski amazilija kolibri
Swedish:
costaricasmaragd
Ukrainian:
аріан панамський
Chinese:
娇蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
俏麗蜂鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 63rd suppl.):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ariane charmante ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ariane charmante ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Polyerata amabilis decora [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Amazilia amabilis decora [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Charming Hummingbird ( Amazilia decora) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Charming Hummingbird ( Polyerata decora) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amazilia decora [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amazilia decora [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Polyerata [amabilis or decora] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Colibrí amazília de Salvin
Czech: Kolibrík slicný
Danish: Costa Rica-amazilie
German: Schmuckamazilie, Schmuck-Amazilie
English: Beryl-crowned Hummingbird, Charming Hummingbird
English, HBW: Charming Hummingbird
English (IOC): Charming Hummingbird
English (United States): Charming Hummingbird
Spanish: Amazilia corona de berilo, Amazilia encantadora, Amazilia Hermosa
Spanish (Costa Rica): Amazilia corona de berilo, Colibrí Corona de Berilo
Spanish (Spain): Amazilia Encantadora
Spanish (HBW): Charming Hummingbird
Spanish (Panama): Amazilia Hermosa
Finnish: tarhatimanttikolibri, Viehkotimanttikolibri
French: Ariane à front brillant, Ariane charmante, Saphir charmant
Croatian: modroprsi kolibrić
Hungarian: ékszer amazília
Italian: Amazilia ornata, Colibrì fascinoso
Japanese (romaji): emerarudohachidori, emerarudokanmurihachidori
Japanese: エメラルドカンムリハチドリ, エメラルドハチドリ
Scientific: Amazilia amabilis decora, Amazilia decora, Polyerata amabilis decora, Polyerata decora
Lithuanian: Žavingoji amazilija
Dutch: Pacifische Blauwborstamazilia, Pacifische Blauwbuikamazilia, Sierlijke Amazilia
Norwegian Nynorsk: Yndekolibri
Norwegian: Yndekolibri
Polish: szafirek strojny, szmaragdzik strojny
Portuguese: beija-flor-encantador
Portuguese (Portugal): colibri-de-coroa-brilhante
Russian: Разноцветная амазилия
Slovak: kolibrík ozdobný
Serbian: Kostarikanski amazilija kolibri
Swedish: Costa Ricasmaragd, costaricasmaragd
Turkish: Alımlı kolibri
Ukrainian: аріан панамський
Chinese: 娇蜂鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 俏麗蜂鳥

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