Plovercrest

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Plovercrest
Stephanoxis lalandi -Campos do Jordao, Sao Paulo, Brazil-8.jpg
In São Paulo, Brazil
Scientific classification
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Stephanoxis

Simon, 1897
Species:
S. lalandi
Binomial name
Stephanoxis lalandi
(Vieillot, 1818)

The Plovercrest (Stephanoxis lalandi) is a species of hummingbird. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

Its habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest,[1] and degraded former forest. The Plovercrest has a blue chest, green back and white flanks.

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  1. Montane = highlands below subalpine zone.