Sapphire-vented puffleg

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Sapphire-vented puffleg
Sapphire-Vented Puffleg (Eriocnemis luciani).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Eriocnemis
E. luciani
Binomial name
Eriocnemis luciani
Bourcier, 1847

The sapphire-vented puffleg (Eriocnemis luciani) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It sometimes includes the coppery-naped puffleg as a subspecies.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Eriocnemis luciani". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T61162182A95164946. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T61162182A95164946.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.