Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Oxypogon (3 species, 4 worldwide)


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Blue-bearded Helmetcrest (Oxypogon cyanolaemus) Critically Endangered ENDEMIC
   


Similar to the Green-bearded Helmetcrest. Requires a multi-day hike to the Santa Marta paramo to see.

Green-bearded Helmetcrest
Green-bearded Helmetcrest (Oxypogon guerinii) Male ENDEMIC
Sumapaz National Park, Colombia  
   

Green-bearded Helmetcrest
Green-bearded Helmetcrest (Oxypogon guerinii) Female ENDEMIC
Sumapaz National Park, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Robert Scanlon   © All Rights Reserved.

Buffy Helmetcrest
Buffy Helmetcrest (Oxypogon stuebelii) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia  
   


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