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Wedge-billed Hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) - Paz de la Aves, Ecuador | by avicentric
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Wedge-billed Hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) - Paz de la Aves, Ecuador

The Wedge-billed Hummingbird (Schistes geoffroyi) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is placed in the monotypic genus Schistes, but sometimes merged with the visorbearers in Augastes. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Taken on January 10, 2011