Golden-breasted puffleg

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Golden-breasted puffleg
Golden-Breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera).jpg
Yanacocha, Ecuador
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Eriocnemis
E. mosquera
Binomial name
Eriocnemis mosquera
(DeLattre & Bourcier, 1846)

The golden-breasted puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae.

It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


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