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Fork-tailed Woodnymph

Fork-tailed Woodnymph (Thaluronia furcate)

Length: 9–10cm (3.54–3.94")
Weight: 5g
Description: straight or slightly decurved, medium sized bill, generally bronzy green above, glittering green throat, violet across nape and back, violet across belly, white under tail coverts, white thighs; and female (♀): pale grey below and white tipped outer rectrices.
Habitat: forest, forest boundary/edges, gardens, glade, lowlands; plantations, and secondary forest.
Range: South America, except Chile, and Trinidad.

Note: This species presence in Trinidad is disputed.

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