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Black-Billed Streamertail


Black-Billed Streamertail

Jamaican Black-Billed Streamertail

Maureen Leong-Kee
Also called the Jamaican streamertail, the black-billed streamertail (Trochilus scitulus) is named for its long, thin tail feathers that stretch for several inches behind its small, stocky body. Found wild only in Jamaica, this is a popular hummingbird for many birders to try to see when they visit Caribbean waters.

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