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Black-breasted puffleg

species of bird

The black-breasted puffleg (Eriocnemis nigrivestis) is a species of hummingbird that lives only in Ecuador.

Black-breasted puffleg
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Eriocnemis
Binomial name
Eriocnemis nigrivestis

The average length of the black-breasted puffleg is 8.5 cm. It has a very restricted range, being found only on the northwestern parts of the Pichincha volcano. It is critically endangered.

ReferencesEdit

  1. BirdLife International (2013). "Eriocnemis nigrivestis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)