Rufous-capped thornbill

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Rufous-capped thornbill
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Chalcostigma
Species: C. ruficeps
Binomial name
Chalcostigma ruficeps
Gould, 1846

The rufous-capped thornbill (Chalcostigma ruficeps) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.