Juan Fernandez Firecrown Sephanoides fernandensis


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Lopez-Calleja, M. V.; Fernandez, M. J.; Bozinovic, F.; Hodum, P. 2006. Foraging ecology and energetic of Juan Fernandez Firecrown (Trochilidae). Journal of Ornithology 147(5): 101.

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BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Sephanoides fernandensis. Downloaded from on 21/04/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 21/04/2019.