BIRD OF THE WEEK — GLITTERING STARFRONTLET — PLANET EARTH BIRD WORLD group

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BIRD OF THE WEEK

GLITTERING STARFRONTLET

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coeligena orina
POPULATION: Approximately 250 individuals
IUCN STATUS: Critically Endangered
TREND: Decreasing
HABITAT: High Andean cloud forest and páramo (tundra) and nearby humid forests in Colombia

The Glittering Starfrontlet is identified as an Alliance for Zero Extinction species due to its Red List status and limited range; its tiny, declining population is threatened by habitat loss.

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