Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Eutoxeres (2 species, 2 worldwide)

White-tipped Sicklebill
White-tipped Sicklebill (Eutoxeres aquila salvini)
La Union de Guapiles, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Feeds on heliconia. Often described as common, but is secretive and rarely seen.

Buff-tailed Sicklebill
Buff-tailed Sicklebill (Eutoxeres condamini condamini)
Reserva Natural La Isla Escondida, Orito, Putumayo, Colombia
  Uncommon at heliconias. Note blue on upper back, and buff ends to tail feathers.
Photograph by Brayan Coral Jaramillo   © All Rights Reserved.

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