Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Eriocnemis (8 species, 11 worldwide)


Emerald-bellied Puffleg
Emerald-bellied Puffleg (Eriocnemis aline dybowskii) Male
Abra Patricia, Peru  
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Female is similar to male but with less glitter and more white in front.

Coppery-bellied Puffleg
Coppery-bellied Puffleg (Eriocnemis cupreoventris) Near Threatened
La Calera, Cundinamarca, Colombia  
   

Black-thighed Puffleg
Black-thighed Puffleg (Eriocnemis derbyi) Male Near Threatened
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   

Black-thighed Puffleg
Black-thighed Puffleg (Eriocnemis derbyi) Female Near Threatened
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   

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Gorgeted Puffleg (Eriocnemis isabellae) Critically Endangered ENDEMIC
   


Sapphire-vented Puffleg
Sapphire-vented Puffleg (Eriocnemis luciani)
Pichincha Province, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Eric Gropp     Copyright and usage info

Colorful Puffleg
Colorful Puffleg (Eriocnemis mirabilis) Endangered ENDEMIC
Munchique National Park, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Nigel Voaden   © All Rights Reserved.

Found only around Munchique National Park, an area off limits to tourists.

Golden-breasted Puffleg
Golden-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera)
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   

A long slender hummingbird

Glowing Puffleg
Glowing Puffleg (Eriocnemis vestita paramillo) Male
ProAves Dusky Starfrontlet Reserve, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Glowing Puffleg
Glowing Puffleg (Eriocnemis vestita vestita) Female
La Calera, Cundinamarca, Colombia  
   


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