Diglossa indigotica

The Indigo Flowerpiercer is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. It is found in humid forest on the lower west Andean slopes in Ecuador and Colombia. Despite its blue plumage, mtDNA indicates this species actually belongs in the genus Diglossa.

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

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thraupidae
Genus : Diglossa
Species : indigotica
Authority : Sclater, 1856