Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Black-breasted Puffleg
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
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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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