Sapphire-vented Puffleg Eriocnemis luciani
Sapphire-vented Puffleg, Yanacocha, Pichincha, Ecuador, November 2019 - click for larger image Yanacocha, Pichincha, Ecuador
November 2019

The Sapphire-vented Puffleg is distributed in the Andes from the extreme south of Colombia through Ecuador to Peru. See the distribution map at xeno-canto. It is found in forest borders and shrub mainly between 2,700 and 3,700 metres.

It is shining green above and golden green below with white leg-puffs, a violet crissum and a long, forked tail.

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