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Male Rufous-crested Coquette

Lophornis delattrei


Rufous-crested Coquettes measure about 2.9 - 3.1 inches (7.5 - 8 cm) in length, including the tail. The bill is about 0.5 inch (1.3 cm) long. Males have a very dark green plumage, except for the white rump and rufous, dark-tipped crest , glossy green throat patch (gorget) and elongated white feathers on the upper chest.


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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Tristan Pragnell
Tristan Pragnell 8 years ago

Superb spotting !

TaylorClarke3 8 years ago

Great spotting!

KarenL 8 years ago

Wonderful capture!
Welcome to the community Marie-France!

DaneCole 8 years ago

Stunning Picture Marie-France!

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

i like is brids...:)

DanielePralong 8 years ago

Bonjour Marie-France GRENOUILLET, et bienvenue sur Project Noah! Vos photos sont superbes. Selon les rèles de ce site, merci de ne faire de la publicité pour votre site que sur votre profil, et pas pas sur les descriptions ou notes des "spottings". Merci et encore bienvenue!

Cody.conway 8 years ago

One of my favorite species down in Central / south America!!! I missed this on both of my trips down there so far. . . but hopefully will get one in May!

Madre de Dios, Peru

Spotted on Oct 20, 2011
Submitted on Dec 31, 2012

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