Birds of Colombia

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Urosticte (2 species, 2 worldwide)


Purple-bibbed Whitetip
Purple-bibbed Whitetip (Urosticte benjamini) Male
Mindo, Ecuador  
   

Purple-bibbed Whitetip
Purple-bibbed Whitetip (Urosticte benjamini) Female
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

Rufous-vented Whitetip
Rufous-vented Whitetip (Urosticte ruficrissa) Male
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador
  On the male, the white tip of the tail is best seen from the back.
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Rufous-vented Whitetip
Rufous-vented Whitetip (Urosticte ruficrissa) Female
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  
   


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