White-bellied Woodstar (Chaetocercus mulsant)

The small woodstars can be difficult to classify, but the first is to eliminate by range, as well as to look in the local birdlist. In this case only the Gorgeted and White-bellied Woodstar is registered, and it’s the color white that in this case settles it.

This is the female white-bellied woodstar (Chaetocercus mulsant).

Altitude 2706 metres.

It sounds like this:

Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve, Ecuador

Last updated on 30 June 2024