- Heliodoxa gularis
11ā12 cm (4Ā¼-4Ā¾ in)
- Straight black bill
- Shiny green upperparts
- Glittering green median crown stripe
- White post-ocular spot
Found from the lower east slope of the Andes from southern Colombia, through Ecuador to northern Peru.
This is a monotypic species.
Humid montane forests between 250 and 1050 m.
There is very little known about their diet, apart from feeding on flowers and insects.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Dec 2017)
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