Wedge-tailed Hillstar

Scientific Name
Oreotrochilus adela
Order
Family
Conservation Status
Near Threatened (NT)

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The Wedge-tailed Hillstar (Oreotrochilus adela) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. This sexually dimorphic species is found in scrub and woodland at altitudes of in the Andes of Bolivia and far north-western border region of Argentina. It is threatened by habitat loss. Uniquely among the hillstars, the flanks of the male are deep chestnut, while the underparts of the female are orange-buff.