Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Mountain Velvetbreast

Mountain Velvetbreast Lafresnaya lafresnayi

Described by: Boissonneau (1840)
Alternate common name(s): Velvetbreast
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Yanacocha, Ecuador - Mar 8, 2007 © Michael Woodruff  Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia - Mar, 2006 © R S Scanlon 
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Andes of n. and nw. South America;
Three populations;
(1) N. Venezuela.
(2) N. Colombia to nw. Venezuela.
(3) C. Colombia.
(4) W. Venezuela.
(5) W. Colombia, Ecuador and n. Peru.
(6) N. and c. Peru.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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