Birds of the World

Trochilidae : Hummingbirds

Little Woodstar

Chaetocercus bombus

female - Copalinga, Ecuador - December 2012

The tiny Little Woodstar is listed by CITES as "Endangered" due to the severe deforestation of its habitat throughout its range in the lower levels of the Andes of Ecuador and northwestern Peru. It occurs from sea level up to 2400m.