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Fawn-breasted Brilliant

Heliodoxa rubinoides

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Medium-sized hummingbird found in Andean cloud forest from 1,000–2,200 m. Fairly distinctive with warm buffy underparts and green upperparts. Bill is fairly long and slightly drooped at the tip. Isolated pink throat patch. Female similar to male but with more green spotting on underparts and throat patch typically smaller or absent. Usually uncommon at lower levels within forest, but can be quite common at feeders.

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