Data for:
La Guajira, Colombia
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Caprimulgiformes > Trochilidae

Violet-fronted Brilliant

Heliodoxa leadbeateri

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Chunky, stout-billed hummingbird of mid-elevation cloud forest. Plumage is mostly glittering emerald-green. Male has blue or violet forehead and iridescent green throat that appears dark from most angles. Female has white scaling on underparts and white mustache stripe. Young birds may have a coppery tinge on face and throat. Usually found alone inside forest or at forest edge; visits feeders in some areas.

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