Sephanoides G.R. Gray , 1840
* A list of the genera of birds, with an indication of the typical species of each genus. p.14
The firecrowns are the genus Sephanoides of the hummingbirds. There are two species.
* Green-backed Firecrown, Sephanoides sephaniodes
The Green-backed Firecrown occurs widely in Argentina and Chile, but the Juan Fernández Firecrown is found solely on Isla Róbinson Crusoe, one of a three-island archipelago belonging to Chile.
Both species will hang from flower petals or leaves with their feet. They feed on nectar and insects
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