Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Lophornis (3 species, 10 worldwide)

Genus Lophornis, Coquettes, are tiny hummingbirds. The males have a variety of ornate features including fancy crest, tail, colors and/or gorget


Festive Coquette
Festive Coquette (Lophornis chalybeus chalybeus) Male Near Threatened
Folha Seca, Ubatuba-SP, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Dario Sanches     Copyright and usage info

Festive Coquette
Festive Coquette (Lophornis chalybeus chalybeus) Female Near Threatened
Folha Seca, Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Carlos Henrique Luz Nunes de Almeida     Copyright and usage info

Rufous-crested Coquette
Rufous-crested Coquette (Lophornis delattrei delattrei) Male
Madre de Dios, Peru  
   
Photograph by George Scott Photography   © All Rights Reserved.

Rufous-crested Coquette
Rufous-crested Coquette (Lophornis delattrei lessoni) Female
Rancho Naturalista, Turrialba, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Spangled Coquette
Spangled Coquette (Lophornis stictolophus) Male
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador
  Note black spots on crest compared to black tips on Rufous-crested Coquette.
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Spangled Coquette
Spangled Coquette (Lophornis stictolophus) Immature Male
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador  
   


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