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Mexican woodnymph

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Apodiformes
Genus  Thalurania
Higher classification  Woodnymph
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Trochilidae
Scientific name  Thalurania ridgwayi
Rank  Species
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Similar  Golden‑crowned emerald, Buff‑thighed puffleg, Green‑breasted mountaingem, Letitia's thorntail, Fiery‑throated metaltail

The Mexican woodnymph (Thalurania ridgwayi) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae and is endemic to western Mexico. Its habitats include subtropical or tropical moist lowland/foothill forests and plantations . It is threatened by habitat loss. It has been considered conspecific with the crowned woodnymph of Central and northern South America.

References

Mexican woodnymph Wikipedia


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