Genus Atthis Reichenb.

The type of this genus is A. Heloïsæ; and I retain the term for this very singular and beautiful bird, which in the character of its plumage and the colouring of its tail differs from every other with which I am acquainted. The plumage is extremely soft, and easily disarranged.


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