Tufted Coquette

Tufted Coquette (Lophornis ornatus)

Length: 6.6cm (2.60")
Weight: 2.3–2.8g
Description: a small conspicuous bird with a short and straight black-tipped reddish bill, brownish red crest, green forehead, black spotted brownish red plumes project from the sides of the neck, copper-green back, whitish rump (noticeable during flight), golden rufous tail, and green under parts; female (♀): crest and plumes absent, green crown, green nape, green back, brownish red under parts that is paler on the belly, whitish tail band on a mostly bronzy-green tail with whitish tips; and immature: males resemble the females but with whitish and fine dark spotted throats.
Habitat: cultivations, forest boundary/edges, gardens, parks, plantations, and savannahs.
Range: Venezuela, Trinidad, Guianas, and northern Brazil. Its itinerary is not well known but it appears to be a seasonal or local migrant.

Tufted Coquette Hummingbird