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 edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Thalurania
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 forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Thalurania furcata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.