Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Haplophaedia (2 species, 3 worldwide)

Greenish Puffleg
Greenish Puffleg (Haplophaedia aureliae caucensis)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia
  Puffs at base of legs sometimes small or not noticeable.

Hoary Puffleg
Hoary Puffleg (Haplophaedia lugens) Near Threatened
Mindo Loma, Ecuador  
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Similar to the Greenish Puffleg, but less green and more grey/drab.

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