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Streamertail

Trochilus polytmus polytmus

 

Starlight Chalet, Silver Hill Gap, Jamaica.

 

Endemic to Jamaica, where it is also known as the "Doctor Bird". It is the national bird of Jamaica. There are two subspecies, one with a red bill and one with a black bill. They are sometimes treated as distinct species.

 

Other name: Red-billed Streamertail.

 

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Taken on May 25, 2019