Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Blue-throated Goldentail

Blue-throated Goldentail Hylocharis eliciae

Described by: Bourcier; Mulsant (1846)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-throated Sapphire, Blue-throated Hummingbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Buena Vista, Costa Rica - Nov, 2003 © Lou Hegedus  Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica - Nov, 2006 © Lou Hegedus 
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C. Central America to ex. nw. South America;
(1) Se. Mexico (Veracruz, Chiapas), Guatemala s. along both slopes of Central America to s. Costa Rica.
(2) W. Panama (Coiba Is.) and ex. nw. Colombia.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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