Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Colibri (3 species, 5 worldwide)


Sparkling Violetear
Sparkling Violetear (Colibri coruscans coruscans)
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   

Largest violetear. Shinier than Lesser (Green) Violetear, and with a violet chest band.

Lesser Violetear
Lesser Violetear (Colibri cyanotus cyanotus)
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   

Smallest violetear. Less shiny than [Sparkling Violetear], and missing violet chest band. Split from Green Violetear.


Brown Violetear
Brown Violetear (Colibri delphinae)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

In flight.


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