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Photo by Ian Hardy
Location: Serra dos Tucanos, SE Brazil, November 2010
Aphantochroa cirrochloris

Campylopterus cirrochloris


Dull hummingbird, decurved black bill, white postocular spot, diamond pattern on under-tail coverts, white at the base of the legs and coppery sheen on the back.




Photo by bowerbird
Location: SE Brazil

Some authorities1 place this species in the genus Campylopterus.

This species is monotypic.


Moist lowland forests.



  1. Clements JF. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2008. Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019.

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