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chalybura buffonii

  1. White-vented Plumeleteer

    White-vented Plumeleteer

    Female - quite different from the male and I wasn't sure of the ID when I saw/photographed this bird but shows all the relevant features of this species.
  2. White-vented Plumeleteer backside

    White-vented Plumeleteer backside

    This view was very frequent with this species for whatever reason. The last few images I uploaded, from the Santa Marta area are subspecies aeneicauda
  3. White-vented Plumeleteer male

    White-vented Plumeleteer male

    Strange angle as I was above the bird in this image
  4. White-vented Plumeleteer

    White-vented Plumeleteer

    White-vented Plumeleteer (Chalybura buffonii micans)
  5. White-vented Plumeleteer (male)

    White-vented Plumeleteer (male)

    White-vented Plumeleteer (Chalybura buffonii micans)
  6. Intermedia Plumeleteer

    Intermedia Plumeleteer

    This is the intermedia subspecies of White-vented Plumeleteer (and in the past it has been assigned to Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer). In any case, an Ecuadorian birder I met could not come up with a reason why this was not this form, which is locally very rare it seems.
  7. White-vented Plumeleteer (male)

    White-vented Plumeleteer (male)

    White-vented Plumeleteer (Chalybura buffonii subsp. micans) Male, species sexually dimorphic. Nectaring Parrots Beak Heliconia (Heliconia psittacorum: Heliconiaceae). Canopy Tower, Canal Zone, Soberania National Park, Semaphore Hill, Panam Province, Panam. Tropical lowland rainforest (mixed...
  8. White-vented Plumeleteer (male)

    White-vented Plumeleteer (male)

    White-vented Plumeleteer (Chalybura buffonii subsp. micans) Male, species sexually dimorphic. Canopy Tower. Canal Zone, Soberania National Park, Semaphore Hill, Panam Province, Panam. Tropical lowland rainforest (mixed evergreen and deciduous forest) at 234 m (768 ft) elevation.
  9. Colibr Grande Colinegro - White-vented Plumeleteer

    Colibr Grande Colinegro - White-vented Plumeleteer

    Approaching a banana flower
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