White-tailed Emerald (Elvira chionura) - HBW 5, p. 579
French: Colibri elvire
German: Grüner Elvirakolibri
Spanish: Esmeralda Elvira
Taxonomy: Trochilus (Thaumatias?) chionura Gould, 1851, David, Chiriquí, Panama.
Genus sometimes merged into Eupherusa. Monotypic.
Distribution: Pacific slope from S Costa Rica to C Panama; reaches Caribbean slope locally in Panama.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A front view of a male perched and looking around Locality El Valle de Antón, Coclé Province, Panama (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 26 October 2013 7 weeks ago 12 sec 2.8
A brief view of a female foraging, then slowed down at half speed Locality Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 4 April 2001 1 year ago 8 sec 2.7
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