Tyrian metaltail

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Tyrian metaltail
Metallura tyrianthina.jpg
Scientific classification edit
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 family Trochilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forest and heavily degraded former forest.

Tyrian metaltail in NW Ecuador

References[edit]

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

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