The Tyrian metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina) is named for the metallic appearance of its tail. Found in the forests and edges of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela, the male has an emerald green throat and a slightly forked glistening bronze tail. The female is also bottle green above. Its throat and upper breast are ochre-orange with olive green spots and the lower breast and belly are whitish with green spots. Its outer tail feathers have whitish tips.
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