Andean Emerald Amazilia franciae
Andean Emerald, Huembo Reserve, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image Huembo Reserve, Amazonas, Peru
October 2018

The Andean Emerald is distributed in the Andes of Colombia, Ecuador and northern Peru. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in dry scrub and woodland edges at between 400 and 2,750 metres though mainly above 1,000 metres.

Andean Emerald, Huembo Reserve, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image It is strikingly white below. Only the male has a blue crown. The female's is green.
Andean Emerald, Huembo Reserve, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image
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