Booted Racket Tail – Nancy Conant
Booted Racket Tail
8 x 10 Pastel
Framed – Add 2-3 inches per side for frame
Booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii) – also known as Racket-tailed Puffleg – is a South American humming bird the male Booted Racket-tail has green upperparts and a long bluish tail. He has a snow-white dense feathering around the legs known as “leg puffs” (which are not always visible). These leg puffs have been described as resembling “woolly panties” or “little cotton balls” above the legs, These leg puffs are unique to the pufflegs.