Grey-bellied comet (Taphrolesbia griseiventris)

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Male grey-bellied comet perched on branch
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Grey-bellied comet fact file

Grey-bellied comet description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderApodiformes
FamilyTrochilidae
GenusTaphrolesbia (1)

Information on the grey-bellied comet is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Colibrí Ventigrís.
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Grey-bellied comet status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (November, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (November, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org
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Male grey-bellied comet perched on branch  
Male grey-bellied comet perched on branch

© Charles Hesse

Charles Hesse
fringe_backed_fire_eye@yahoo.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/12007842@N05/

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