Tyrian metaltail

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Tyrian metaltail
Metallura tyrianthina.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Metallura
Species: M. tyrianthina
Binomial name
Metallura tyrianthina
Loddiges, 1832

The Tyrian metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.

Tyrian metaltail in NW Ecuador


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