Velvet-purple coronet (Boissonneaua jardini)

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Velvet-purple coronet feeding from flowers in flight
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Velvet-purple coronet fact file

Velvet-purple coronet description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderApodiformes
FamilyTrochilidae
GenusBoissonneaua (1)

Information on the velvet-purple coronet is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Velvet-purple coronet status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (May, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Velvet-purple coronet feeding from flowers in flight  
Velvet-purple coronet feeding from flowers in flight

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