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White-sided Flowerpiercer (Female)

Diglossa albilatera

Description:

This species of Flowerpiercers frequent stashed areas, where there is a lot of flowers for them to pierce, the specimen in here is a female, it shows a light rufous color beneath and a blueish grey in top, the male is completely black except their side in the wings, which is white, that´s where they got the name for, it measured around 8 cm.

Habitat:

Stashed Gardens

Notes:

Spotted at the Jose Celestino Mutis Botanic Garden

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3 Comments

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 9 years ago

Thanks Bernadette and Maria!

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 9 years ago

Nice spotting!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Lovely

Nimbid Ditavi
Spotted by
Nimbid Ditavi

Bogotá, Bogotá, Colombia

Spotted on May 26, 2013
Submitted on May 28, 2013

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