Coppery Metaltail Metallura theresiae

Coppery Metaltail, Abra Calla Calla, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image Abra Calla Calla, Amazonas, Peru
October 2018

The Coppery Metaltail is endemic to Peru where it is found at the edge of elfin forest and in the paramo at between 2,800 and 3,500 metres. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.

It is a dark copper red colour with a narrow green gorget.

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