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Brown Inca Hummingbird

Coeligena wilsoni

Description:

The brown inca is about 12 cm long, weighs approximately 6.7 g, and has a long straight black bill (3.2 cm). It is dark bronzy above with dull brown underparts and an inconspicuous amethyst throat patch. There is a small white postocular spot and a white patch on either side of the neck. Male and female are similar

Habitat:

Found in forests between 1000 and 2800 m along the Pacific slope of the Andes from western Colombia to southern Ecuador.

Notes:

The scientific name commemorates the American naturalist Thomas Bellerby Wilson. Also known as King's Musketeer or Wilson's Inca

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Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on May 8, 2018
Submitted on Jun 7, 2018

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