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Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis

Described by: Bourcier; Mulsant (1852)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Eriocnemis nigriventris, Eriocnemis nigriventris


Yanacocha, Ecuador - Jun 20, 2004 © Lou Hegedus  Reserva Las Gralarias, Pichincha Province, Ecuador - Jan, 2006 © Benjamin Schwartz 
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Nw. Ecuador;
Ex. restricted range;
Restricted to n. ridges of Mt. Pinchincha and Mt. Atacazo, ca. 11km nw. of Quito, occurs in the Mindo-Nambillo Forest along the old Inca trail, Yanacocha.


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


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