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Eutoxeres aquila

Eutoxeres aquila, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Ordo: Apodiformes

Familia: Trochilidae
Subfamilia: Phaethornithinae
Genus: Eutoxeres
Species: Eutoxeres aquila
Name

Eutoxeres aquila (Bourcier, 1847)

Eutoxeres aquila

References

PZS Pt15 no.171 p.42

Vernacular names
English: White-tipped Sicklebill
español: Picohoz coliverde
magyar: Sarlóscsőrű kolibri
Nederlands: Haaksnavelkolibrie
polski: Orłodziobek ciemnosterny
中文: 白尾尖镰嘴蜂鸟

The white-tipped sicklebill (Eutoxeres aquila) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama of Central America, and Colombia, Ecuador, and far northern Peru. There is also a single recent record from Mérida in Venezuela.
Umbrella Bird Lodge - Ecuador (flash photo)

Its natural habitat is the undergrowth of subtropical or tropical moist lowland or montane forest. Its curved bill is an adaption to the shape of certain flowers, namely of the genera Centropogon and Heliconia.
References

BirdLife International (2012). "Eutoxeres aquila". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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External links
White-tipped sicklebill photo; Article AOCR
Article w/RangeMaps, Eutoxeres aquila InfoNatura NatureServe[dead lin

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