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Collared Inca

Coeligena torquata

Description:

distinctive and unique in having a white chest-patch and white on the tail.

Habitat:

cloudforest, 2400m

Notes:

I spotted this at a hummingbird feeder in Acaime natural reserve in Cocora Valley.

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9 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks jeslowery.

jeslowery
jeslowery 5 years ago

Wow - gorgeous bird.

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks ceejayalyssa and Braulio!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 7 years ago

You're welcome. I knew it was on my "to see" list

Wow!
I´ve never seen a colorless Hummingbird!
And that gives him a sense of ellegance!
Great series, Dan!

ceejayalyssa
ceejayalyssa 7 years ago

pretty in black and white <3

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Thanks Karen and Cris for the comments and ID.

Cris
Cris 7 years ago

Que coisinha mais linda!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 7 years ago

It reminds me of the white necked jacobin and one of them has the white tail feathers, but the other doesn't. What a pretty hummingbird!

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Quindío, Colombia

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

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