Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Long-tailed Sylph
Long-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus kingi
Described by: Lesson (1832)
Alternate common name(s): Green-throated Sylph, Green-tailed Sylph, Emma's Sylph, Blue-throated Sylph, Purple-tailed Thornbill, Nehrkorn's Sylph
Old scientific name(s): Chalcostigma purpureicauda, Zodalia thaumasta, Neolesbia nehrkorni, Cyanolesbia kingi
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RangeAndes of nw. to cw. South America;
Two main populations;
(1) W. and n. Venezuela.
(2) E. Colombia.
(3) C. Colombia, w. and e. Ecuador and n. Peru.
(4) C. Peru and n. Bolivia.
(5) C. and e. Colombia, w. Venezuela.
(6) Colombia and w. Venezuela.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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