Birds of the World

Trochilidae : Hummingbirds

Emerald-bellied Woodnymph

Thalurania columbica hypochlora

female - Buenaventura, Ecuador - December 2012

The Emerald-bellied Woodnymph of the Pacific southwest of Ecuador is often treated as being a race of Green-crowned Woodnymph, but the current majority of opinion is that this distinctive race is better treated as a separate species.