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Urosticte (Whitetip)

Wikipedia Abstract

Urosticte is a genus of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family, which is restricted to humid forests growing on Andean slopes in north-western South America. Their common name, whitetips, refers to the conspicuous white tips on the central rectrices of the males. As the central rectrices are shorter than the outer, it appears as a large white spot on the central uppertail.
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Urosticte benjamini (Purple-bibbed Whitetip) (Attributes)


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