from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A notable genus of Trochilidæ, including large humming-birds with short weak bill, no crest, and a beard of pendent metallic feathers, ranging from the United States of Colombia to Bolivia. R. stanleyi and R. herrani are examples. They are known as thornbills.
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