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Long-tailed Sylph

Aglaiocercus kingi

Description:

small iridescent green hummingbird with extremely long tail

Habitat:

cloudforest, 2400m

Notes:

I spotted this at Acaime natural reserve in the Cocora Valley. There was a small farm/guesthouse that had a few hummingbird feeders up. A friend and I arrived there just as it began to rain heavily. We stayed for a while getting pics of the hummingbirds and it was still raining when we left.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Long-tailed Sylph
Aglaiocercus kingi A bird in a branch. | the Internet Bird Collection


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2 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks bayucca. I have another photo that shows the light green iridescent patch on its forehead, so I'm pretty sure it is your suggestion.

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Quindío, Colombia

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

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