Trochilus colubris
Rubythroat Ru"by*throat`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of humming birds belonging to {Trochilus}, {Calypte}, {Stellula}, and allies, in which the male has on the throat a brilliant patch of red feathers having metallic reflections; esp., the common humming bird of the Eastern United States ({Trochilus colubris}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Trochilus colubris — hummingbird hummingbird, humming bird humming bird . (Zo[ o]l.), any bird of the family {Trochilid[ae]}, of which over one hundred genera are known, including about four hundred species. They are found only in America and are most abundant in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trochilus — Rubythroat Ru by*throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of humming birds belonging to {Trochilus}, {Calypte}, {Stellula}, and allies, in which the male has on the throat a brilliant patch of red feathers having metallic reflections;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Archilochus colubris —   Colibrí gorgirrubí Archilochus colubris macho …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird — Taxobox name = Ruby throated Hummingbird status = LC status system = iucn3.1 image width = 220px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Apodiformes [ [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Ruby throated… …   Wikipedia

  • Обыкновенный архилохус — Обыкновенный архилохус …   Википедия

  • Colibrí — ► sustantivo masculino ZOOLOGÍA Ave americana, de pequeño tamaño, pico largo y alas cortas, de movimiento similar a las de un insecto, que se alimenta libando el néctar de las flores. SINÓNIMO picaflor [tomineja] * * * colibrí (de or. caribe;… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Calypte — Rubythroat Ru by*throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of humming birds belonging to {Trochilus}, {Calypte}, {Stellula}, and allies, in which the male has on the throat a brilliant patch of red feathers having metallic reflections;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubythroat — Ru by*throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of humming birds belonging to {Trochilus}, {Calypte}, {Stellula}, and allies, in which the male has on the throat a brilliant patch of red feathers having metallic reflections; esp., the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stellula — Rubythroat Ru by*throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of humming birds belonging to {Trochilus}, {Calypte}, {Stellula}, and allies, in which the male has on the throat a brilliant patch of red feathers having metallic reflections;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • humming bird — hummingbird hummingbird, humming bird humming bird . (Zo[ o]l.), any bird of the family {Trochilid[ae]}, of which over one hundred genera are known, including about four hundred species. They are found only in America and are most abundant in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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