Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Pterophanes (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Great Sapphirewing
Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus caeruleus) Male
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Great Sapphirewing
Great Sapphirewing (Pterophanes cyanopterus caeruleus) Female
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Second largest hummingbird, found at over 3000m in the Andes.


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