Buff-thighed puffleg

The Buff-thighed puffleg is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Buff-thighed Puffleg - Haplophaedia assimilis Buff-thighed Puffleg Haplophaedia assimilis assimilis Manu road between Pillahuata and San Pedro, Cusco department, Peru. I think this is a juvenile Buff-thighed Puffleg, mainly from size, jizz, and location. The leg puffs are not evident, and the rump was not visible. More

The Buff-thighed Puffleg (Haplophaedia assimilis) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Bolivia and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and heavily degraded former forest. It is often considered a subspecies of the Greenish Puffleg. References - * BirdLife International 2006. Haplophaedia assimilis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007. More

Buff-thighed Puffleg - has lightly buff-tinged leg-puffs. Further common features of all species are the straight black bill and the slightly to deeply forked tail. The membes of the genus Haplophaedia are generally duller than the members of Eriocnemis. While most pufflegs remain fairly common, three species (Colorful Puffleg, Black-breasted Puffleg and Gorgeted Puffleg) are critically endangered and one (the Turquoise-throated Puffleg) is possibly extinct. More

Buff-thighed Puffleg and Gould More

Buff-thighed Puffleg Haplophaedia assimilis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

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Buff-thighed Puffleg Haplophaedia assimilis = Described by: Elliot (1876) Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors Old scientific name(s): Eriocnemis assimilis Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Andes of cw. South America; Two populations; (1) E. Andes of n. and c. Peru. (2) Andes of se. Peru (Puno) and w. Bolivia. More

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XC3454 :: Buff-thighed Puffleg (Haplophaedia assimilis affinis) = Recording data Recordist Nick Athanas Date 30-05-2003 Time 07:30 Country Peru Location Manu road between Pillahuata and San Pedro, Cusco Longitude W71.34'4" Latitude S13. More

Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Haplophaedia
Species : assimilis
Authority : (Elliot, 1876)