Birds of Colombia

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


Black-backed Thornbill
Black-backed Thornbill (Ramphomicron dorsale) Male Endangered
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Purple-backed Thornbill
Purple-backed Thornbill (Ramphomicron microrhynchum microrhynchum) Female
ProAves Dusky Starfrontlet Reserve, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia
  Note brown ear.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Purple-backed Thornbill
Purple-backed Thornbill (Ramphomicron microrhynchum microrhynchum) Immature Male
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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