Fork-tailed woodnymph

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Fork-tailed woodnymph
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A male fork-tailed woodnymph at Manu National Park, Peru
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A female fork-tailed woodnymph at Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Thalurania
Species: T. furcata
Binomial name
Thalurania furcata
Gmelin, 1788

The fork-tailed woodnymph (Thalurania furcata) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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