Scientific name Tilmatura dupontii
Higher classification Tilmatura
L. Reichenbach, 1854|
Similar Violet‑capped hummingbird, Slender sheartail, Short‑tailed woodstar, Haplophaedia, Urosticte
The sparkling-tailed woodstar (Tilmatura dupontii), also known as the sparkling-tailed hummingbird, is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.