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Perija Metaltail

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Alternate name
Metallura iracunda Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae      Family
10 cm Length
High altitude shrubland, grassland & forest, between 1,850 m [2,800-3,200 m].  Found in:- Colombia & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Nectar & insects Food  
2058   World Number
Endangered Status

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Perija Metaltail Song
Metallura iracunda (0:03)
Andres M. Cuervo XC22195
??-07-2008, Colombia

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