(aka Chlorostilbon aureoventris)
Brazilian name: Besourinho-de-bico-vermelho
The Glittering-bellied Emerald is found from north-east Brazil, through Paraguay and Bolivia to central Argentina. It is fairly widespread in a variety of scrub, savannah and forest border habitats as well as parks and gardens.
|The first five photos are of female-plumaged birds which differ from the male in having a white streak behind the eye, whitish throat and breast, pale grey tips to the tail and a longer area of black on the bill.|
|According to HBW, all these birds are of the sub-species C. l. pucherani but according to Grantsau photos 3, 4 and 5 are of the sub-species C. l. berlepschi. Any clarification on this would be welcome.|
|There are recordings on xeno-canto, a distribution map from NatureServe and additional information available via . There is a page with excellent photos on Wikiaves.|
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