Male.—Bill stout, rather longer than the head, and slightly arched; wings broad and moderately long; tail square and moderately large; tarsi clothed; hind toe rather short.
Sexes alike in the sombre colouring of the plumage.
Habitat: BrazilPlate 54 Aphantochroa cirrhochloris Sombre Humming-bird
Aphantochroa gularis (Gould)
Habitat: Banks of the NapoPlate 55 Aphantochroa gularis Puce-throated Humming-Bird
Featuring all 422 illustrated species from John Gould’s A Monograph of the Trochilidæ, or Family of Humming-Birds arranged by color.