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Blue-tailed Emerald

Blue-tailed Emerald (Chlorostilbon mellisugus)

Length: 7.5cm (2.95")
Weight: 2.6g
Description: a short straight and black bill, the male has brilliant green feathers, forked dark metallic blue tail; female (♀): brief white eyebrows, ear patch tending to black, grey-white under parts, white-tipped outer tail feathers, and short tail coextended by the wings.
Habitat: cultivations, glade, scrubland, and savannahs.
Range: east of Andes from Columbia to Trinidad, and Guianas.

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