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Ornithologists discover world's largest hummingbird is actually two species

Phys.org - Mon 13 May 24

The Giant Hummingbird of western South America is not one species but two, according to an international group of researchers. The northern population stays in the high Andes year-round while ...

World's largest hummingbird is actually two species, ScienceDaily - Mon 13 May 24
World's Largest Hummingbird Is Actually Two Species, Newswise - Mon 13 May 24
World's largest hummingbird is actually two species, Eurekalert - Mon 13 May 24

Discovering the Hidden Species Among Giant Hummingbirds

SciTechDaily - Sun 19 May 24

Researchers at the University of New Mexico have documented the extreme migration of giant hummingbirds, uncovering their journey over 13,000 feet to the high Andes...

South America’s Giant Hummingbird is Actually Two Species

Sci.News - Mon 13 May 24

The northern population of the giant hummingbird (Patagona gigas) stays in the high Andes year-round while the southern population migrates from sea level up to 4,200 m (14,000 feet) for the ...

Mini Backpacks Reveal New Giant Hummingbird Species

SciTechDaily - Mon 13 May 24

Researchers at UNM identified a new species of giant hummingbird that migrates between Chile and Peru, revealing its migration routes and genetic distinctiveness through innovative...

How miniature backpacks led to the discovery of the world’s largest hummingbird species

Eurekalert - Mon 13 May 24

Researchers from UNM’s Museum of Southwestern Biology (MSB) have uncovered the giant hummingbird’s extreme long-distance migration for the first time. Their eight-year study, Extreme elevational ...