Royal Sunangel



Photographer: Thomas H. Valqui
Photographer's Email: tvalqu1@lsu.edu
Species name (scientific): Heliangelus regalis
Species name (common): Royal Sunangel
Type: Perched
Species conservation status: Endangered
Country where photographed: PERU
Region: Cordillera Azul, Dpt Loreto
Descriptive text about image: The Royal Sunangel, Heliangelus regalis, is ranked Endangered by BirdLife International. This male displays the royal blue from which it derives its name. It is found only in a small number of sites in Northern Peru.

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