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Category:Chrysuronia - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Chrysuronia


A group of hummingbirds from Panama to South America and Trinidad.


Chrysuronia is a genus in the family Trochilidae. It was recently expanded when species from several different genera were moved here.

Genus Chrysuronia viewedit
C. versicolor Versicolored Emerald
C. goudoti Shining-green Hummingbird
C. oenone Golden-tailed Sapphire
C. coeruleogularis Sapphire-throated Hummingbird
C. lilliae Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird
C. humboldtii Humboldt's Sapphire
C. grayi Blue-headed Sapphire
C. brevirostris White-chested Emerald
C. leucogaster Plain-bellied Emerald


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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