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Genus: Heliangelus


Sunangels are hummingbirds from western South America.


Heliangelus is a genus in the family Trochilidae.

Note that Bogota Sunangel Heliangelus zusii is no longer recognized. It was described from a single specimen, which now is believed to represent a hybrid between Long-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus kingii and an as yet unidentified second species of hummingbird[1].

Genus Heliangelus viewedit
H. mavors Orange-throated Sunangel
H. clarisse Longuemare's Sunangel
H. spencei Merida Sunangel
H. amethysticollis Amethyst-throated Sunangel
H. strophianus Gorgeted Sunangel
H. exortis Tourmaline Sunangel
H. micraster Little Sunangel
H. viola Purple-throated Sunangel
H. regalis Royal Sunangel


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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