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Chaetocercus bombus

Acestrura bombus

Photo by JSO
Location: Tandayapa Valley, Ecuador.


6-7 cm. Male has dark bronze blue-green upperparts and belly. Rosy gorget. Forked tail. Female similar upperparts, but underparts are cinnamon, with tawny sides and vent. Both sexes have a straight black bill.


Peru and Colombia


This is a monotypic species. In the past, this species was placed in the genus Acestrura.


Humid evergreen forest.


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