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Band-tailed Barbthroat

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Alternate name
Threnetes ruckeri Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae      Family
10.211 cm Length
Tropical rainforest, shrubland & plantations, below 1,200m. Found in:- Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 White eggs. Clutch
Nectare from a wide variety of flowers. Food  
Males are less agressive in defence of territory Habits
1798 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Band-tailed Barbthroat song
Threnetes ruckeri ruckeri (0:21)
Nick Athanas XC9182
22-11-2002, Ecuador

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