Brace's Emerald

Its size was 9.5 cm, the wing length 11.4 cm and length of the tail 2.7 cm. The black bill was slightly curved and conical pointed. The feet were black. The back exhibited a bronze green hue with a golden gleam. The head was similar coloured like the back with the absence of the golden gloss. Directly behind the eyes was a white spot. The throat gleamed in magnificent blue green colour hues. The abdomen had green feathers with ash-grey tips. The wings exhibited a purplish hue. The rectrices were greenish. The crissum was grey with a faint cinnamon hue at the edges.

The Brace's Emerald is classified as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.

Brace's Emerald (Chlorostilbon bracei) is an extinct species of hummingbird which was endemic to the main island of the Bahamas, New Providence. Contents - * 1 Description * 2 Status and extinction * 3 Further reading * 4 External links Description - Its size was 9.5 cm, the wing length 11. More

Brace's Emerald - Chlorostilbon bracei = IUCN Status: Extinct IUCN Species Profile IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Chlorostilbon bracei: Class, AVES. Order, APODIFORMES. Family, TROCHILIDAE. Common Name/s, BRACE'S EMERALD (E) ÉMERAUDE DE NEW PROVIDENCE (F). Species Authority, (Lawrence, 1877). Images, ... InfoNatura Species Index: Family Trochilidae: ABNUC18030, Chlorostilbon ricordii Cuban Emerald, G5? 2, Countries: BS, CU. More

Brace's Emerald Chlorostilbon bracei 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Extinct Family/Sub-family Trochilidae Species name author (Lawrence, 1877) Taxonomic source(s) AOU checklist (1998 + supplements), Brooks (2000), Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993) Summary Chlorostilbon bracei is known only from the type, described in 1877 by Lawrence, from New Providence, Bahamas2, although fossil hummingbird bones found on More

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Order : Apodiformes
Family : Trochilidae
Genus : Chlorostilbon
Species : bracei
Authority : (Lawrence, 1877)