Rivoli's Hummingbird

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Magnificent Hummingbird
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Male
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Strisores
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Subfamily: Trochilinae
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Gould, 1856
Species: E. fulgens
Binomial name
Eugenes fulgens
(Swainson, 1827)

The Magnificent Hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens) is a large hummingbird. It is the only member of the genus Eugenes, although the northern, nominate subspecies E. f. fulgens has on occasion been separated from the larger, southern race of Costa Rica and Panama, E. f. spectabilis,[2] as Rivoli's Hummingbird.

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Northern birds of dry forests are trapliners, foraging at many small flower patches over the course of the day, while southern birds of humid forests tend to be more territorial.[3]

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Eugenes fulgens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. {{cite web}}: Invalid |ref=harv (help)
  2. ^ Powers, Donald R. (1996). Poole, A (ed.). "Magnificent Hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens)". The Birds of North America Online. Cornell Lab of Ornithology. doi:10.2173/bna.221. Retrieved 12 April 2011.
  3. ^ Fogden, Michael; Taylor, Marianne; Williamson, Sheri L. and the forward by Dunne, Pete (2014). Hummingbirds: A Life-sized Guide to Every Species. Harper Design (An imprint of HarperCollins). ISBN 9780062280640.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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