Chestnut-breasted coronet

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Chestnut-breasted coronet
Boissonneaua matthewsii -Machu Picchu, Peru-8.jpg
in Machu Picchu, Peru
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Boissonneaua
B. matthewsii
Binomial name
Boissonneaua matthewsii
(Bourcier, 1847)
Boissonneaua matthewsii map.svg

The chestnut-breasted coronet (Boissonneaua matthewsii) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in humid Andean montane forest in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. It is generally easily recognized by its contrasting rufous underparts.

Chestnut-breasted coronet in NE Ecuador


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Boissonneaua matthewsii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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