Genus Docimastes Gould

Generic characters.

Male.Bill of extraordinary length, exceeding that of the head and body, and inclining upwards; wings long and pointed; tail moderately long and forked; tarsi short and partially clothed; feet small; hind toe shorter than the middle toe; face and gorget dull; sides of the chest luminous.


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Featuring all 422 illustrated species from John Gould’s A Monograph of the Trochilidæ, or Family of Humming-Birds arranged by color.