The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Coeligena orina


Wetmore, 1953
Coeligena bonapartei orina Wetmore, 1953
Common Name/s
Dusky Starfrontlet
North-west Colombia
Last Record
Rediscovered in
August 2004
IUCN status
[url=]Critically Endangered[/url]
TSE Forum thread
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Wetmore, Alexander. (1953). Further additions to the birds of Panama and Colombia. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 122: 1-12.
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
BirdLife International. (2012). Coeligena orina. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 01 June 2013.
Bleiweiss, R. (1988). Plumage ontogeny and taxonomic status of the Dusky Starfrontlet Coeligena orina Wetmore. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 108: 127-131.
Krabbe N, Flórez P, Suárez G, Castaño J, Arango JD, Pulgarín-R PC, Múnera WA, Stiles GF, Salaman P. (2005). [url=]Rediscovery of the Dusky Starfrontlet Coeligena orina, with a description of the adult plumages and a reassessment of its taxonomic status[/url]. Ornitologıá Colombiana 3: 28-35.
Schuchmann, K-L. (1999). Family Trochilidae (Hummingbirds). Pp. 468-680 in: del Hoyo, J., A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.) 1999. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 5: Barn-owls to Hummingbirds. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.
Tobias, Joseph A., Butchart, Stuart H. M. and Collar, Nigel J. (2006). [url=]Lost and found: a gap analysis for the Neotropical avifauna[/url]. Neotropical Birding [2006]: 4-22.