Chestnut-breasted coronet

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

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

Chestnut-breasted coronet in NE Ecuador

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