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Oasis Hummingbird

The Oasis Hummingbird (Rhodopis vesper) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family.

It is found in coastal regions of Peru in a 100-200 km wide strip that extends the length of Peru's coastline, about 3000 km. It is also found in an adjacent population in Chile; a second disjunct population in coastal Chile exists 2000 km to the south, in a 75 by 200 km coastal strip.

The Oasis Hummingbird's natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.


BirdLife International 2004. Rhodopis vesper. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

External links

Oasis Hummingbird videos on the Internet Bird Collection

Oasis Hummingbird photo gallery VIREO Photo-High Res

Photo; Article focusonnature

Photo--Very High Res; Article pbase.com—"Our favorite photos"

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