Buff-thighed puffleg

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Buff-thighed puffleg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Haplophaedia
Species: H. assimilis
Binomial name
Haplophaedia assimilis
Elliot, 1876

The buff-thighed puffleg (Haplophaedia assimilis) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest. It is often considered a subspecies of the greenish puffleg.