Glowing puffleg

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Glowing puffleg
Eriocnemis vestitus.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Eriocnemis
Species:
E. vestita
Binomial name
Eriocnemis vestita
(Lesson, 1838)
Eriocnemis vestita map.svg

The glowing puffleg (Eriocnemis vestita) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.

It is found in the Andes of Colombia, Ecuador, northern Peru and western Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and heavily degraded former forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Eriocnemis vestita". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.