|Green-tailed Goldenthroat (Polytmus theresiae)|
|Parque Ecológico Lages, Presidente Figueiredo, Amazonas, Brazil
The Green-tailed Goldenthroat is distributed in the northern and eastern part of the Amazon Basin and into the Guianas. There is a disjunct population in north-east Peru. It is found on the edges of sandy-belt forest and in savannah with scattered bushes.
|It has a slightly decurved bill where the lower mandible is pinkish with a darker tip. There is a small white mark behind the eyes. Otherwise it is bronzy green above and a pale golden-green below. The female is white below with large spangles of green.
It is a trap-line feeder on nectar but also hawks for insects as this male was doing between songs.