Esmeraldas Woodstar

Scientific Name
Chaetocercus berlepschi
Conservation Status
Endangered (EN)

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The Esmeraldas Woodstar, Colibri De Berlepsch, Colibr De Esmeraldas, or Estrellita EsmeraldeA (Chaetocercus berlepschi) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found only in Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Researchers recently found Esmeraldas Woodstars at eleven new localities and collected the first female specimens of the species.