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  • The Fiery-Tailed Awlbill is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family, found in Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela, in subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests.

    Also, it has a splendid name. :-)

    February 26, 2008

  • Fantastic name!

    February 27, 2008

  • Yes--you'd think it would describe a much bigger bird, though, wouldn't you?

    February 27, 2008