Genus Calliphlox Boié

Perhaps the very commonest of the frill-necked Humming-Birds is the C. amethystina. It is more widely spread than many other species, since it inhabits all the countries from Brazil to Venezuela.

In this genus I have also placed the C. Mitchelli; but I have some doubt as to the propriety of sodoing. The throats of the two birds, although beautifully coloured, are not luminous.

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