rufous-tailed hummingbird


Definition of rufous-tailed hummingbird

: a large chiefly green hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) found from Mexico to northwestern South America that has a reddish brown rump and tail and pinkish-red black-tipped bill

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1979, in the meaning defined above

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“Rufous-tailed hummingbird.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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