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White-sided Hillstar

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-{{incomplete}}+[[Image:White-sided_Hillstar.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Male<br />Photo &copy; by {{user|Fritz73|Fritz73}} <br />Purmamarca, Jujuy, [[Argentina]], 2003]]
;[[:Category:Oreotrochilus|Oreotrochilus]] leucopleurus ;[[:Category:Oreotrochilus|Oreotrochilus]] leucopleurus
-[[Image:White-sided_Hillstar.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Fritz73|Fritz73}} <br />Purmamarca, Jujuy, [[Argentina]], 2003]]+ 
==Identification== ==Identification==
 +[[Image:White-sided Hillstar Female.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Female<br />Photo &copy; by {{user|Luis+R|Luis R}}<br />Farellones, Santiago Metropolitan Region, [[Chile]], January 2019]]
 +13–15 cm (5-6 in)
 +*Black, slightly curved bill
 +====Similar species====
 +Similar to [[Andean Hillstar]]
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
[[South America]]: found in the Andes of southern [[Bolivia]], to south-central [[Chile]] (Bío-Bío) and southern [[Argentina]]. [[South America]]: found in the Andes of southern [[Bolivia]], to south-central [[Chile]] (Bío-Bío) and southern [[Argentina]].
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
-[[Image:16510Picaflor cordillerano I hembra .jpg|thumb|350px|right|Female<br />Photo by {{user|Rodrigo+Reyes|Rodrigo Reyes}}<br />Central Andes, Cajon del Maipo, RM, [[Chile]], January 2006]] 
This is a [[Dictionary_M-O#M|monotypic]] species<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>. This is a [[Dictionary_M-O#M|monotypic]] species<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>.
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
-High-altitude shrubland and grassland (prepuna).+High-altitude shrubland and grassland (prepuna) with dwarf bushes, columnar cacti. Found at heights around 1200–4000 m.
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
 +====Diet====
 +Their main diet consists of nectar.
 +====Breeding====
 +They construct a large cup-shaped nest, sticking it to the face of a rock. Their clutch contains 2 eggs.
==References== ==References==
-#{{Ref-Clements6thDec09}}#Avibase+#{{Ref-Clements6thAug18}}#Avibase
 +#Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2019)
{{ref}} {{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==

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MalePhoto © by Fritz73 Purmamarca, Jujuy, Argentina, 2003
Male
Photo © by Fritz73
Purmamarca, Jujuy, Argentina, 2003
Oreotrochilus leucopleurus

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[edit] Identification

FemalePhoto © by Luis RFarellones, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile, January 2019
Female
Photo © by Luis R
Farellones, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile, January 2019

13–15 cm (5-6 in)

  • Black, slightly curved bill

[edit] Similar species

Similar to Andean Hillstar

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in the Andes of southern Bolivia, to south-central Chile (Bío-Bío) and southern Argentina.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

High-altitude shrubland and grassland (prepuna) with dwarf bushes, columnar cacti. Found at heights around 1200–4000 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their main diet consists of nectar.

[edit] Breeding

They construct a large cup-shaped nest, sticking it to the face of a rock. Their clutch contains 2 eggs.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2019)

[edit] External Links

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