Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Brazilian Ruby (Clytolaema rubricauda) - HBW 5, p. 613

French: Colibri rubis-émeraude German: Rubinkolibri Spanish: Colibrí Colirrojo

Taxonomy: Trochilus rubricauda Boddaert, 1783, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sometimes placed in genus Heliodoxa; relationships unclear. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Brazil, from Goiás through S Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo to Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.