Spangled coquette

Spangled coquette
Male, on the left
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Lophornis
Species: L. stictolophus
Binomial name
Lophornis stictolophus
Salvin & Elliot, 1873

The spangled coquette, coquette pailletée, coqueta coronada, or coqueta lentejuelada (Lophornis stictolophus) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.


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