Birds of Colombia

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


Green-tailed Trainbearer
Green-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia nuna) Female
Ollantaytambo, Peru  
   

Very similar to the [Black-tailed Trainbearer], but with a green upper part of tail. Also note shorter straighter bill and shorter tail.

Black-tailed Trainbearer
Black-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia victoriae victoriae) Male
La Calera, Cundinamarca, Colombia  
   

Black-tailed Trainbearer
Black-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia victoriae victoriae) Female
La Calera, Cundinamarca, Colombia  
   

Compare to [Green-tailed Trainbearer]. Note very long thin mostly black tail, and slightly curved bill.


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