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Saphire-vented Puffleg

Eriocnemis luciani


The Sapphire-vented Puffleg is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests


Most common of the Pufflegs, but still only found above 10,000 ft elevation

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Cody.conway 9 years ago

4D4G - a short flight to Quito, followed by a 2 hour drive up the andes to a place called Yanacocha, then a 2 hour climb toward the active volcano. That's all it takes :-) This bird was the most common puffleg at the feeding stations and even on the trails leading up to them at the reserve in Yanacocha.

4D4Gprojectnoah 9 years ago

That is a nice bird some day I want to find that bird.

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 9 years ago

So Sweet!

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Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on May 23, 2013
Submitted on Jun 4, 2013

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