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Male Coppery-headed Emerald
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Elvira
J. Verreaux&
E. Verreaux, 1866

E. chionura
E. cupreiceps

Elvira is a genus of hummingbirds. It consists of two small species. They are:

Coppery-headed Emerald is endemic to Costa Rica, but White-tailed Emerald also breeds in neighbouring Panama.


Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.
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