Napo Sabrewing
Campylopterus villaviscensio
Napo Sabrewing, Wildsumaco, Napo, Ecuador, November 2019 - click for larger image Wildsumaco, Napo, Ecuador
November 2019

The Napo Sabrewing is distributed on the eastern slope of the Andes from southern Colombia through Ecuador to northern Peru. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in forest in the foothills and humid forest at between 1,000 and 1,800 metres.

It has a long and straightish bill. The male has a glittering-green crown and a violet-blue throat and breast while the female is grey below.

It is classified as Near Threatened because of its small range and decreasing population due to habitat loss.

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