Bronze-tailed Comet (Polyonymus caroli) - HBW 5, p. 647
French: Colibri de Bourcier
Spanish: Colibrí Colibronce
Taxonomy: Trochilus Caroli Bourcier, 1847, no locality = Cajabamba, Peru.
Genus sometimes merged into Lesbia; affinities uncertain, but probably closely related to Taphrolesbia. Monotypic.
Distribution: C & S Peru: on Pacific slope; in W Andes (Cajamarca to W Arequipa); and from side valleys of R Marañón S to Huánuco and Huancavelica.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
perched on 2 different places Locality Santa Eulalia Valley, Lima Department, Peru
Wim ten Have 30 April 2011 37 weeks ago 17 sec 4.1
A bird perched and flies off. This is an Peruvian endemic. Locality Santa Eulalia Valley, Lima Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 14 November 2012 38 weeks ago 15 sec 3.8
A bird perched and looking around Locality Santa Eulalia Valley, Lima Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Luc Fazio 31 January 2005 5 years ago 10 sec 2.4