Coeligena inca

Gould's Inca

The Gould's Inca (Coeligena inca) is a species of hummingbird found in humid Andean forest of south-eastern Peru and Bolivia. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the Collared Inca, but has a rufous (not white) chest-patch. BirdLife International (and consequently IUCN) includes it as a subspecies of the Collared Inca and therefore do not rate it, but it remains locally fairly common and is unlikely to be threatened.


  • Züchner, T. (1999). Coeligena inca (Gould's Inca). Pp. 628 in: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., & Sargatal, J. eds. (1999). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 5. Barn-owls to Hummingbirds. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-25-3

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