Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Green Thorntail (Discosura conversii) - HBW 5, p. 571

French: Coquette à queue fine German: Grüne Fadenelfe Spanish: Rabudito Verde

Taxonomy: Trochilus Conversii Bourcier and Mulsant, 1846, Bogotá.
Often placed in genus Popelairia, along with D. popelairii, D. langsdorffi and D. letitiae; genus closely related to Lophornis. Monotypic.

Distribution: Costa Rica and Panama through W Colombia to W Ecuador.

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