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A very large (15-20 cm., 6-8 in.) hummingbird. Long (30mm) bill with slight upturn.
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This is the largest hummingbird in its habitat (the Giant Hummingbird does not come to such humid areas). Shares slow wing beats with the Giant Hummingbird.
Three subspecies are recognized:
Shrubby borders of high-altitude temperate forests areas.
Fast, direct flight.
Feeds at flowers either from hover or perch. Is attracted to feeders.
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