SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aglaeactis pamela
The Black-Hooded Sunbeam is a species of bird in the Trochilidae family.
It measures about 5.5 inches in length and weighs 7 – 8 grams.
Plumage is mostly black, with striking white feathers on breast and a shining blue rump.
Occupies high-altitude humid montane forests and humid to semi-humid montane scrublands, at altitudes of 2,500–4,200 m (8,200–13,800 ft) above sea level.
Endemic to the Americas, specifically common around the Bolivian territory of the Andes mountain range. It is the only black hummingbird in its range.