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Fork-tailed Woodnymph Thalurania furcata

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Common Woodnymph, Black-bellied Woodnymph, Lerch's Woodnymph, Nehrkorn's Sylph, Jelski's Woodnymph, Princess Woodnymph, Cayenne Woodnymph
Old scientific name(s): Chlorestes notatus, Neolesbia nehrkorni


Sacha Lodge, Ecuador - Jan, 2007 © Kent Nickell  Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil - Jul, 2002 © Arthur Grosset  Iracema Falls, Amazonas, Brazil - Jul, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Iracema Falls, Amazonas, Brazil - Jul, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Carajás, Pará, Brazil - Oct, 2005 © Arthur Grosset 
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Tropical South America e. of the Andes;
(1) Ne. Venezuela.
(2) Ex. e. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and ne. Brazil n. of the Amazon.
(3) E. Venezuela and ex. w. Guyana and ne. Brazil.
(4) S. Venezuela in upper Orinoco region.
(5) Se. Colombia, e. Ecuador, nw. Brazil (upper Rio Negro) and ex. s. Venezuela.
(6) Lowlands e. of the Andes in e. Colombia, e. Ecuador and ne. Peru.
(7) E. Peru and adjacent Brazil.
(8) W. Brazil and ex. e. Peru s. of the Amazon.
(9) Nc. Brazil s. of the Amazon.
(10) Ne. Brazil s. of the lower Amazon.
(11) E. of the Andes in se. Peru and ne. Boliva.
(12) Ne. and c. Brazil (w. and c. Bahia (Chapada Diamantina, Rio de Contas), se. Bolivia, nw. and nc. Argentina.
(13) Se. Brazil, adjacent Paraguay and ne. Argentina (Misiones).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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