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Wedge-tailed Hillstar

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Alternate name
Oreotrochilus adela Scientific name
Trochiliformes Order
Trochilidae  Family
11mm Length
Scrub and woodland between 2,600 & 4,000 metres Found in:- Argentina & Bolivia. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 Whte eggs Clutch
Nectare, Food  
1996  World Number
Near Threatened.

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  Wedge-tailed Hillstar Oreotrochilus adela (0:02) Aidan Maccormick


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