Purple-backed thornbill

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Purple-backed thornbill
Purple-backed Thornbill (Ramphomicron microrhynchum) (8079763797).jpg
Female in Puracé National Natural Park, Cauca, Colombia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Ramphomicron
Species: R. microrhynchum
Binomial name
Ramphomicron microrhynchum
Boissonneau, 1839
Ramphomicron microrhynchum map.svg
Distribution of Purple-backed thornbill

The purple-backed thornbill (Ramphomicron microrhynchum) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


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