Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Marvelous Spatuletail

Marvelous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis

Described by: Bourcier (1847)
Alternate common name(s): Marvellous Racquet-tailed Hummingbird, Peruvian Racquet-tailed Hummingbird, Loddiges's Spatuletail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Marvelous Spatuletail Interpretive Center, Peru - Apr 24, 2009 © Larry Sirvio 
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Ne. Peru;
Ex. restricted range;
Chachapoyas region on e. side of Utcubamba Valley, s. Amazonas.


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


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