|Green-crowned Plovercrest Stephanoxis
(aka Plovercrest) Brazilian name: Beija-flor-de-topete
Green-crowned Plovercrest is distributed in south-east Brazil from
Espírito Santo to north-east São Paulo.
|The generic name comes from the Greek Stephanos, a crown and oxus, sharp. The specific name lalandi comes from Pierre Antoine Delalande, a French collector who worked in the Rio de Janeiro area in 1816 while the subspecific name loddigesii comes from George Loddiges, a British taxidermist who specialised in hummingbirds.|
|There are recordings on xeno-canto, a distribution map showing both species from NatureServe and additional information available via Avibase. There is a page on Wikiaves in Portuguese.|
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