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1895 Excerpt: ...bronzy-green, darkest on the head. Upperparts of
throat and sides of neck metallic golden-green. Rest of underparts
white, except flanks which are buff. The white undertail-coverts
are washed with buff. Uppertailcoverts and tail chestnut, median
rectrices tipped with bronzygreen. Wings purplish-brown. Bill flesh
colour, with black tip. Feet black. Total length, 3$in. Wing, 2.
Tail, if. Culmen, . "Gould, loc. cit." According to Elliot,
specimens vary in their colouration, and some are almost entirely
white beneath, with just a few feathers of the throat tipped with
golden-green. This rare species was discovered in Ecuador, by
Bourcier. 279. Amazilia Dumerili, Less., Ois. Mou., Suppl., 1831,
p. 172. Polytmus dumerili, Gray, Gen. Birds, vol. i., p. 109.
Pyrrhophaena dumerili, Cab. and Hein., Mus. Hein., i860, t. iii.,
p. 36. Dumeril's Amazili, Gould, Mon. Troch., vol. v., p. 305.
I'Amazili de Dumeril, Muls., Hist. Nat. Ois. Mou., 1874, t. i., p.
288. Habitat.--Ecuador. Male.--This species is closely allied to
the preceding one, but it has the uppertail-coverts and tail
bronzy-green. The breast is pure white, encircled by metallic green
feathers. Abdomen and flanks rufous. Undertail-coverts white,
washed with pale rufous. Bill flesh colour with black tips. Total
length, 3#in. Wing, 2. Tail, i. Culmen, f. Female..--Differs by
having the green feathers of throat and sides of breast much less
bright than the male, the middle of the abdomen white, and pale
rufous tips on lateral rectrices. It is a rare species. It was
dedicated by Lesson to Dumeril, Member of the French Institute, and
a well-known Scientist. 280. AMAZiLiA GRAYSONi, Lawr., Ann. N.Y.,
Lyc., Nat. Hist., 1867, p. 404. Grayson's Amazili, Gould, Mon.
Troch., Suppl., 1886, p. 87. I'Amazili de Gra...
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