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Object Detail

Agyrtia franciae. Synonym: Amazilia franciae. Common name: Andean Emerald hummingbird. A small green hummingbird specimen. "249" written on card attached to leg. Possibly originally collected by William Swainson.
A metallic green bird with a greyish belly. The white/grey has possibly discoloured over time. The beak is thin and has a slight curve to it.
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Collected by William Swainson.
Species described by Bourcier & Mulsant (1846)
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