Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Buff-winged Starfrontlet (Coeligena lutetiae) - HBW 5, p. 629

French: Inca à gemme bleue German: Fahlflügel-Andenkolibri Spanish: Inca Alihabano
Other common names: Compte de Pario/Conte de Paris’ Starfrontlet

Taxonomy: Trochilus Lutetiæ DeLattre and Bourcier, 1846, Puracé Volcano, near Popayán, Colombia.
Probably forms superspecies with C. eos, C. bonapartei, C. helianthea and C. violifer. “C. traviesi” is most likely a hybrid between present species and C. torquata. Monotypic.

Distribution: C Andes of Colombia through Ecuador to extreme N Peru.