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spotted at Guango lodge near papallarta. a species of hummingbird from South America and the sole member of the genus Ensifera. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Since the Sword-billed Hummingbird's beak is very long, it grooms itself with its feet. From base of the bill to the tail tip, this species averages 14 cm (5.5 in) in length, not counting the 10 cm (4 in)+ bill. This hummingbird weighs about 10–15 g (0.35–0.53 oz) and is one of the largest species of hummingbirds.