Mountain velvetbreast

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Mountain velvetbreast
Mountain Velvetbreast (Lafresnaya lafresnayi).jpg
Male in Yanacocha Reserve, Ecuador
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Lafresnaya
Bonaparte, 1850
Species: L. lafresnayi
Binomial name
Lafresnaya lafresnayi
Boissonneau, 1840

The mountain velvetbreast (Lafresnaya lafresnayi) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is the only member of its genus. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.

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