Black-breasted puffleg

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Black-breasted puffleg
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Trochiliformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Eriocnemis
Binomial name
Eriocnemis nigrivestis

The black-breasted puffleg (Eriocnemis nigrivestis) is a species of hummingbird that lives only in Ecuador.

The average length of the black-breasted puffleg is 8.5 cm. It has a very restricted range, being found only on the northwestern parts of the Pichincha volcano. It is critically endangered.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2013). "Eriocnemis nigrivestis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.