Glossy flowerpiercer

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Glossy flowerpiercer
Diglossa lafresnayii.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Diglossa
D. lafresnayii
Binomial name
Diglossa lafresnayii
(Boissonneau, 1840)

The glossy flowerpiercer (Diglossa lafresnayii) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Papallacta Pass - Ecuador

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Diglossa lafresnayii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)