The bird which I have figured under the name of Calothorax Fanny is the type of the genus Myrtis, which I adopt for that beautiful bird and the C. Yarrelli, as I consider them to be a very distinct form, and one which is especially remarkable for the structure of the tail.
Habitat: Ecuador and PeruPlate 151 Calothorax Fanny Fanny’s Wood Star
Mr. Fraser found it at Cuenca in November, 1857, when it was “common about the gardens and lane hedgerows. It makes much more humming with its wings than the long-tailed green Lesbia.”—Proc. Zool. Soc., part xxxvi. p. 459.
Habitat: Western Peru, eats the neighbourhood of AriPlate 152 Calothorax Yarrelli Yarrell’s Wood-star
Featuring all 422 illustrated species from John Gould’s A Monograph of the Trochilidæ, or Family of Humming-Birds arranged by color.