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Firecrown
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Sephanoides sephaniodes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Genus: Sephanoides
G.R. Gray, 1840
species

S. sephaniodes
S. fernandensis

The firecrowns are the genus Sephanoides of the hummingbirds. There are two species.

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

References


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