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Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

Beija-flor-tesoura Alternate name
Eupetomena macroura  Scientific name 
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae      Family   
15-17 cm Length
Dry savanna, parks & gardens below 1,800 m Habitat
2 white eggs incubated by female for 15-16 days Clutch
Mainly nectar. Food
Easily attracted to feeders. Habits
1841 World Number

Least Concern                        


Beija-flor Tesoura (Eupetomena macroura) - Swallow-tailed Hummingbird 38 262 - 9

view photos June 9, 2007 Photos by Flvio Cruvinel Brando all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

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Replay embedded file Swallow-tailed Hummingbird calls (Eupetomena macroura)A. Bennett Hennessey XC3000 24-02-1998, Bolivia

wpe25.jpg (4363 bytes) Swallow-tailed Hummingbird Calls. Wing sounds (Eupetomena macroura)
A. Bennett Hennessey XC3075
19-06-1998, Bolivia
Swallow-tailed Hummingbird call
(Eupetomena macroura)
Guilherme S. T. de Lima XC26117
09/11/2008, Brazil
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