Sparkling-tailed Hummingbird Tilmatura dupontii

  • Order: Caprimulgiformes
  • Family: Trochilidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg


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BirdLife International. 2013. Species factsheet: Sparkling-tailed Hummingbird Tilmatura dupontii. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 5 July 2013.

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Recommended Citation

Arizmendi, M. d. C., C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, C. A. Soberanes-González, and T. S. Schulenberg (2013). Sparkling-tailed Hummingbird (Tilmatura dupontii), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.