Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Trochilidae.

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Examples

  • Some examples are the tepui swift Cypseloides phelpsi in the montane evergreen forest, cliffs, rocky canyon, grasslands and savannas, the tepui goldenthroat Polytmus milleri in the forest edge, low seasonally wet grassland and scrub, and the tepui wren Troglodites rufulus on montane evergreen forest edge, elfin forest, scrub and savanna (Stattersfield et al. 1998; Bonaccorso, 2001).

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • The Tepui Goldenthroat (Polytmus milleri) lives in the forest edge and low, seasonally wet grassland and scrub, and the Tepui Wren (Troglodites rufulus) occurs in montane evergreen forest edge, elfin forest, scrub and savanna.

    Guyanan savanna

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