Order
Caprimulgiformes
Family
Trochilidae
Genus
Eriocnemis
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 - Black-breasted Puffleg
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Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis

Iris Heynen, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Christopher J. Sharpe
Version: 1.0 — Published September 24, 2017

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Recommended Citation

Heynen, I., P. F. D. Boesman, and C. J. Sharpe (2017). Black-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis nigrivestis). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Retrieved from Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive: https://birdsoftheworld.org/hbw/species/blbpuf3/1.0