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Mellisuga (Vervain hummingbird)

Wikipedia Abstract

Mellisuga is a genus of hummingbirds in the Trochilidae family. Established by Mathurin Jacques Brisson, it contains these species: \n* Vervain hummingbird (M. minima) \n* Bee hummingbird (M. helenae) The name Mellisuga is a combination of the Latin words mel or mellis, meaning "honey" and sugere, meaning "to suck".
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Mellisuga helenae (Bee Hummingbird) (Attributes)
Mellisuga minima (Vervain Hummingbird) (Attributes)

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