Birds of Colombia

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

Blue-fronted Lancebill
Blue-fronted Lancebill (Doryfera johannae johannae)
Reserva Natural La Isla Escondida, Orito, Putumayo, Colombia
  Uniformly colored, with long straight bill.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Green-fronted Lancebill
Green-fronted Lancebill (Doryfera ludovicae ludovicae)
Parque Ecol√≥gico El Salado, Antioquia, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Always near water, and often on branches above streams, or stones in the stream, from where they hawk insects.

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