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WildSumaco Lodge
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Caprimulgiformes > Trochilidae

Black-eared Fairy

Heliothryx auritus

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Identification

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Large, elegant hummingbird with a short straight bill and black streaks below its eyes. Shining green above and brilliant white below. The tail is long and white with a black center. The male has glittering purple patch on the ear coverts, lacking in the female, and a green or white throat depending on the subspecies. Found in humid moist forest and forest edges.

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