Oxypogon cyanolaemus Salvin and Godman, 1880

Blue-bearded helmetcrest

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Oxypogon guerinii cyanolaemus Salvin and Godman, 1880

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1946

Rediscovered at 11:00 AM, 4 March 2015

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Salvin, Osbert and Godman, F. DuCane. (1880). On the Birds of the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Colombia. Ibis, ser. 4. 4: 169-178.

 

Other references:

Collar, Nigel J. and Salaman, P. (2013). The taxonomic and conservation status of the Oxypogon helmetcrests / Taxonomia y estado de conservacion de Oxypogon guerinii.  Conservacion Colombiana 19: 31-38.

Krabbe, N. (2008). Birds of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia (sound CDs). San Jose, CA: John V. Moore Nature Recordings.

Luna, J. C. and Quevedo, A. (2012). Primera fotografía en su habitat y nuevo avistamiento del Cucarachero de Santa Marta Troglodytes monticola, especie en peligro crítico. Conservación Colombiana 17: 31-32.

Rojas, Carlos Julio and Vasquez, Christian. (2015). Rediscovery of the Blue-bearded Helmetcrest Oxypogon cyanolaemus, a hummingbird lost for almost 70 years. Conservación Colombiana 22: 4-7.

Strewe, R. and Navarro, C. (2004). New and noteworthy records of birds from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region, north-eastern Colombia. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 124: 38-51.

Todd, W. E. C. and Carriker Jr., M. A. (1922). The birds of the Santa Marta region of Colombia: a study in altitudinal distribution. Ann. Carnegie Mus. 14: 1-611.

Züchner, T. (1999). Bearded Helmetcrest Oxypogon guerinii, pp.648-649. In: J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal, eds. Handbook of the birds of the world, 5. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.

https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/97642#page/527/mode/1up

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/18379/blue-bearded-helmetcrest-oxypogon-cyanolaemus

 

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