Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Ocreatus (1 species, 3 worldwide)


White-booted Racket-tail
White-booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii) Male
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   

White-booted Racket-tail
White-booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii incommodus) Female
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

A tiny hummingbird, especially the female. The male has white leg puffs, and those with rufous lef puffs in the eastern part of the Andes to Bolivia are now consiered another species.


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