Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Amazilia (13 species, 30 worldwide)


Blue-chested Hummingbird
Blue-chested Hummingbird (Amazilia amabilis) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Blue-chested Hummingbird
Blue-chested Hummingbird (Amazilia amabilis) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

White-chested Emerald
White-chested Emerald (Amazilia brevirostris chionopectus)
Trinidad and Tobago  
   
Photograph by Dominic Sherony     Copyright and usage info

Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird
Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia castaneiventris) Endangered ENDEMIC
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   

Indigo-capped Hummingbird
Indigo-capped Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanifrons) ENDEMIC
ProAves Cerulean Warbler Reserve, San Vicente de Chucuri, Santander, Colombia  
   

Snowy-bellied Hummingbird
Snowy-bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia edward)
Cerro Azul, Panama  
   

Glittering-throated Emerald
Glittering-throated Emerald (Amazilia fimbriata fluviatilis) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Andean Emerald
Andean Emerald (Amazilia franciae franciae)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, Anorí, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Purple-chested Hummingbird
Purple-chested Hummingbird (Amazilia rosenbergi) Male
Sabaletas, Valle de Cauca, Colombia
  Note well-defined band vs. more common Blue-chested Hummingbird. Found inside the forest.
   

Steely-vented Hummingbird
Steely-vented Hummingbird (Amazilia saucerottei)
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, Anorí, Antioquia, Colombia
  Similar to Emerald hummingbirds, but emeralds have a green vent (under-tail), and are usually slightly smaller. Overall green with a bluish tail and greyish vent.
   

Copper-rumped Hummingbird
Copper-rumped Hummingbird (Amazilia tobaci erythronotos)
Trinidad  
   
Photograph by Feroze Omardeen     Copyright and usage info

Rufous-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl tzacatl)
Rancho Margot, Costa Rica
  Common in gardens. Red bill and rufous tail for ID.
   

Versicolored Emerald
Versicolored Emerald (Amazilia versicolor)
Jardin de los Picaflores, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina  
   

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Green-bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia viridigaster)
   



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