Birds of Peru

    APODIFORMES: Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)  
Genus: Aglaeactis (3 species, 4 worldwide)


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Purple-backed Sunbeam (Aglaeactis aliciae) Endangered ENDEMIC
   



White-tufted Sunbeam
White-tufted Sunbeam (Aglaeactis castelnaudii) Near Threatened ENDEMIC
Peru  
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.



Shining Sunbeam
Shining Sunbeam (Aglaeactis cupripennis caumatonota)
Manu, Peru
  The 'Southern Shining Sunbeam', a Peruvian race, is darker than those found further north.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Shining Sunbeam
Shining Sunbeam (Aglaeactis cupripennis) Male
PNN Los Nevados, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Plain female.


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