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Buff-tailed Coronet

Boissonneaua flavescens

Description:

small iridescent green hummingbird

Habitat:

cloudforest, 2400m

Notes:

I spotted this at a feeder in Acaime natural reserve in Cocora Valley, near Salento.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Riften
Riften 9 years ago
Green-Throated Mango
Anthracothorax viridigula Green-throated Mango


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12 Comments

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 7 years ago

Thanks again Alejandra for the ID.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks Bhagya.

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 8 years ago

cute birdy.......

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks Nayeli and intrinsic.

intrinsic3141
intrinsic3141 8 years ago

Neat looking bird.

Nayeli
Nayeli 9 years ago

Pretty nice

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Thanks Phillip!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 9 years ago

Spectacular captures Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Thanks Cindy and thanks Riften for the suggestion. I'm not quite sure as the range doesn't fit.

Beautiful series, Dan!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Thanks cheryl and Manugreenbooklover. This bird was resting at the time so it was easier to photograph but to be honest, I just put my camera on 'sports' mode to try and capture hummingbirds in flight. I take a lot of pics and hope a few of them come out in focus.

cheryl v2.0
cheryl v2.0 9 years ago

Wow nice shot!

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Quindío, Colombia

Spotted on Dec 8, 2012
Submitted on Jul 6, 2013

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