Chestnut-breasted Coronet Boissonneaua matthewsii
Chestnut-breasted Coronet, Abra Patricia, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image Peru and Ecuador

The Chestnut-breasted Coronet is distributed from the extreme south-west of Colombia through Ecuador to southern Peru. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in humid forest and forest edges on both the east and west slopes of the Andes.

Chestnut-breasted Coronet, Guango Lodge, Napo, Ecuador, November 2019 - click for larger image The rufous-chestnut underparts are the most striking feature but note also the straight, short bill and the small whitish postocular spot.
Chestnut-breasted Coronet, Cabanas San Isidro, Napo, Ecuador, November 2019 - click for larger image
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