Microchaera albocoronata
Snowcap Snow"cap`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A very small humming bird ({Microch[ae]ra albocoronata}) native of New Grenada. [1913 Webster]

Note: The feathers of the top of the head are white and snining, the body blue black with a purple and bronzy luster. The name is applied also to {Microch[ae]ra parvirostris} of Central America, which is similar in color. [1913 Webster]


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  • Microchaera parvirostris — Snowcap Snow cap , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A very small humming bird ({Microch[ae]ra albocoronata}) native of New Grenada. [1913 Webster] Note: The feathers of the top of the head are white and snining, the body blue black with a purple and bronzy luster.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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