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} leg puffs in the eastern part of the Andes to Bolivia are now considered another species.

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