Mountain avocetbill

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Mountain avocetbill
Opisthoprora euryptera.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Opisthoprora
Cabanis & Heine, 1860
O. euryptera
Binomial name
Opisthoprora euryptera
Loddiges, 1832

The mountain avocetbill (Opisthoprora euryptera) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae, the only member of its genus.

It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or temperate moist montane forest.


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