Golden-breasted Puffleg

It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The Golden-breasted Puffleg is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Golden-breasted Puffleg - Eriocnemis mosquera Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera Yanacocha reserve, Pichincha province, Ecuador. Golden-breasted Pufflegs occur together with Sapphire-venteds at Yanacocha, though they are less common. (S4) Buff-thighed Puffleg - Haplophaedia assimilis Buff-thighed Puffleg Haplophaedia assimilis assimilis Manu road between Pillahuata and San Pedro, Cusco department, Peru. I think this is a juvenile Buff-thighed Puffleg, mainly from size, jizz, and location. More

Michael WoodruffThe golden-breasted puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera) is native to Colombia and Ecuador, and its beautiful plumage includes quirky tufts of white feathers over its legs that give it the “puffleg” name. The bird’s iridescent green and gold plumage is equally striking, making it one of the most beautiful South American hummingbirds. More

The Golden-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Eriocnemis mosquera. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. Stub icon This Apodiformes-related article is a stub. More

* Golden-breasted Puffleg, Eriocnemis mosquera * Blue-capped Puffleg, Eriocnemis glaucopoides * Colorful Puffleg, Eriocnemis mirabilis * Emerald-bellied Puffleg, Eriocnemis alinae * Genus Haplophaedia * Greenish Puffleg, Haplophaedia aureliae * Buff-thighed Puffleg, Haplophaedia (aureliae) assimilis More

Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera = Described by: DeLattre; Bourcier (1846) Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs Yanacocha, Ecuador - Jul, 2002 More

Golden-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera) - 5 photos 1 Yanacocha, Ecuador. July 2002. 2 Yanacocha, Ecuador. July 2002. 3 Yanacocha, Ecuador. July 2002. 4 Yanacocha, Ecuador. July 2002. 5 Yanacocha, Ecuador. July 2002. More

Golden-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera) photo Pichincha State, Ecuador November, 2006 More

Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera More

Avibase - The World Bird Database: Golden-breasted Puffleg, Eriocnemis mosquera. Colourful Puffleg, Eriocnemis mirabilis,Endemic Critically Endangered. Emerald-bellied Puffleg, Eriocnemis Extinct and endangered (‘E&E’) birds: a proposed list for ...: File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTMLTurquoise-throated Puffleg. CR. Ecuador. Eriocnemis mirabilis. Colourful Puffleg.CR. Colombia. Taphrolesbia griseiventris. Grey-bellied Comet Animals Critically Endangered: ...throated Puffleg); Eriocnemis mirabilis (Colourful Puffleg); Eriocnemis nigrivestis (Black-breasted Puffleg); Euchondrus ramonensis; ... bayscience. More

Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera 111. Booted Racket-tail Ocreatus underwoodii 112. Black-tailed Trainbearer Lesbia victoriae 113. Tyrian Metaltail Metallura tyrianthina 114. Rainbow-bearded Thornbill Chalcostigma herrani 115. Violet-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus coelestis 116. Wedge-billed Hummingbird Schistes geoffroyi 117. Purple-crowned Fairy Heliothryx barroti 118. Long-billed Starthroat Heliomaster longirostris 119. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Eriocnemis
Species : mosquera
Authority : (DeLattre & Bourcier, 1846)