Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Blue-capped Puffleg (Eriocnemis glaucopoides) - HBW 5, p. 641

French: Érione à front bleu German: Blaustirn-Höschenkolibri Spanish: Calzadito Frentiazul

Taxonomy: Ornismya glaucopoides d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1838, Valle Grande, Bolivia.
This southernmost of pufflegs has no obvious close relative; possibly nearest to E. alinae. Monotypic.

Distribution: C & SE Bolivia and NW Argentina.

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