Violet-fronted brilliant

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Violet-fronted brilliant
Heliodoxa leadbeateri 2.jpg
Heliodoxa leadbeateri.jpg
Male (above) and female (below) from Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Heliodoxa
Species: H. leadbeateri
Binomial name
Heliodoxa leadbeateri
Bourcier, 1843

The violet-fronted brilliant (Heliodoxa leadbeateri) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Male - Cock-of-the Rock Lodge - Peru (flash photo)
Female - Copa Linga Lodge - Ecuador (flash photo)

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