Coppery Thorntail Discosura letitiae

  • © John Gould

Incredibly little information is known about this hummingbird of the Bolivian lowlands. It is only known from two or three questionable specimens from the 19th century and could now be extinct. Males are bronzy green above with a straight bill and narrow white rump band.

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Recommended Citation

Coppery Thorntail (Discosura letitiae), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: