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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coeligena iris
HABITAT: Mountain forest edges, gardens, plantations; can use degraded habitats
Rainbow Starfrontlets range from southern Ecuador to northern Peru. They can be seen in several Ecuadorian reserves where ABC works with in-country partner Fundación Jocotoco.
This species is most threatened by habitat loss caused by logging, mining, and human settlement.
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