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Eupherusa poliocerca

Identification

11 cm. Emerald-green, black wings with rufous secondaries, white tail with green central rectrices. Female pale grey below with grey ear-coverts and white postocular spot. Less rufous secondaries and outer rectrices edged dusky green. Immature resembles female.

Distribution

South west Mexico.

Taxonomy

Habitat

Cloud-forest, evergreen subtropical and semi-humid forest, forest edge and adjacent coffee fincas.

Behaviour

The diet includes a variety of flowering plants.

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