Perijá metaltail

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Perijá metaltail
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Metallura
Species: M. iracunda
Binomial name
Metallura iracunda
Wetmore, 1947

The Perijá metaltail (Metallura iracunda) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is endemic to páramo and elfin forest at high altitudes of the Perijá Mountains in Colombia and Venezuela. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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