Trochilus vs Streamertail - What's the difference?

trochilus | streamertail |


As nouns the difference between trochilus and streamertail

is that trochilus is (zoology) any member of the hummingbird genus trochilus while streamertail is any of various hummingbirds of the genus trochilus , endemic to jamaica, with greatly elongated rectrices in the males.

trochilus

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (zoology) Any member of the hummingbird genus Trochilus .
  • (architecture) An annular moulding whose section is concave, like the edge of a pulley; a scotia.
  • (Webster 1913)

    streamertail

    English

    (wikipedia streamertail) (Trochilus)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of various hummingbirds of the genus Trochilus , endemic to Jamaica, with greatly elongated rectrices in the males.