Taxon profile


Fork-tailed Woodnymph
Thalurania furcata (Gmelin, 1788)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Apodiformes »  family Trochilidae - hummingbirds »  genus Thalurania

Least Concern LC


Thalurania furcata - Fork-tailed Woodnymph


Author: Klaus Rudloff

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

subspecies Thalurania furcata baeri Hellmayr, 1907
subspecies Thalurania furcata balzani Simon, 1896
subspecies Thalurania furcata boliviana Boucard, 1894
subspecies Thalurania furcata eriphile (Lesson, 1832)
subspecies Thalurania furcata fissilis Berlepsch & Hartert, 1902
subspecies Thalurania furcata furcata (Gmelin, 1788)
subspecies Thalurania furcata furcatoides Gould, 1861
subspecies Thalurania furcata jelskii Taczanowski, 1874
subspecies Thalurania furcata nigrofasciata (Gould, 1846)
subspecies Thalurania furcata orenocensis Hellmayr, 1921
subspecies Thalurania furcata refulgens Gould, 1853
subspecies Thalurania furcata simoni Hellmayr, 1906
subspecies Thalurania furcata viridipectus Gould, 1848

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22687399]

Bird Life [] [as Thalurania furcata (Gmelin, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55461]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Thalurania furcata J. F. Gmelin, 1788]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [] [as Thalurania furcata (Gmelin, JF, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Thalurania furcata]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Thalurania furcata (Gmelin, 1788)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Thalurania furcata]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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