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Gorgetted Sunangel Hummingbird

Heliangelus strophianus


Like many hummingbirds in this genus, males have pink throats. In females, the pink is restricted or absent all together. Both males and females have a clean white chest band.


It is found in Ecuador and far southwestern Colombia. G They favor damp ravines in humid and wet premontane forests, shrubby edges, and thickets. They solitary hummingbirds typically forage low in covered areas and seldom frequent open areas.

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Stephen Wain
Stephen Wain 7 months ago

Thanks Jim, actually I live in the UK. Ecuador is amazing for Hummers!

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 7 months ago

I love hummers, and envy your location with the most hummer species anywhere in the world, drstephen. Looking forward to your future spottings.

Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Lat: -0.16, Long: -78.47

Spotted on May 8, 2018
Submitted on Jun 13, 2018

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