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Greenish Puffleg

Haplophaedia aureliae

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A fairly dull green hummingbird with small white puffs at the base of each leg. Otherwise devoid of flashy field marks; look for a rather short straight bill, diffuse scaled appearance on the underparts, dark tail, and coppery sheen on the head. Sexes similar. Usually uncommon in Andean cloud forest from 1,500–2,500 m; can be found within forest or at the edge.

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