Genus Sporadinus Bonap.

I now proceed to the genus Sporapinus, the members of which are confined to the West India Islands. They are very elegant in form, and are of somewhat large size, when compared with those which precede and follow them. They have deeply-forked tails, and the under surfaces of the males are brilliantly coloured; the females, on the other hand, are very sombrely attired.

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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.