Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg
Sections

References

BirdLife International. 2013. Species factsheet: Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 5 April 2013.

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Heynen, I. 1999. Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera. Pages 640-641 in J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, and J. Sargatal (editors), Handbook of the birds of the world. Volume 5. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Hilty, S. L., and W. L. Brown. 1986. A guide to the birds of Colombia. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

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Meyer de Schauensee, R. 1949. The birds of the Republic of Colombia. Segunda entrada. Accipitridae-Picidae. Caldasia 5: 381-644.

Remsen, J.V., Jr., F.G. Stiles, and P.E. Scott. 1986. Frequency of arthropods in stomachs of tropical hummingbirds. Auk 103: 436-441.

Ridgely, R. S., and P. J. Greenfield. 2001a. The birds of Ecuador: status, distribution, and taxonomy. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Ridgely, R. S., and P. J. Greenfield. 2001b. The birds of Ecuador: field guide. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Schuchmann, K.-L., A-A. Weller, and I. Heynen. 2001. Systematics and biogeography of the Andean genus Eriocnemis (Aves: Trochilidae). Journal of Ornithology 142: 433-481.

Tye, A., and H. Tye. 1990. First description of the nest of the Golden-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis mosquera. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 110: 142-143.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2013). Golden-breasted Puffleg (Eriocnemis mosquera), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.gobpuf1.01