Rivoli's Hummingbird

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Rivoli's Hummingbird

Eugenes fulgens
  • ORDER: Caprimulgiformes
  • FAMILY: Trochilidae
Basic Description

The spectacular Rivoli's Hummingbird is one of several hummingbird species found in the extreme southwestern U.S. but not regularly elsewhere in the country. The species was known as Magnificent Hummingbird from the 1980s until 2017.

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Other Names
  • Colibrí Magnífico (Spanish)
  • Colibri de Rivoli (French)
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