The Blue-throated Starfrontlet showing its colors

The Blue-throated Starfrontlet showing its colors
Species: Blue-throated Starfrontlet   Coeligena helianthea
Subspecies: helianthea
Author: Dennis Arendt
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Added to IBC: 12 Mar 2019 - 02:39
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Altitude (m): 
2684 meters


We visited the hummingbird feeders at the Observatorio de Colibries at about 3100m outside the city of Bogota.  Here we found many hummingbirds in a secluded garden.


Dennis Arendt, IBC1568405. Accessible at

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Dennis Arendt, IBC1568405. Video of Blue-throated Starfrontlet Coeligena helianthea at La Calera, Colombia. Accessible at

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