Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Amethyst-throated Hummingbird
Amethyst-throated Hummingbird Lampornis amethystinus
Described by: Swainson (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Amethyst-throated Mountaingem, Cazique Hummingbird, Margaret's Hummingbird, Violet-throated Hummingbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. Central America;
Fragmented distribution, but precise distribution of races is not known;
(1) W., c. and E. Mexico (s. Nayarit, s. San Luis Potosi and s. Tamaulipas).
(2) S. Mexico (only known from the type locality of San Gabriel Mixtepec, sw. Oaxaca).
(3) Sw. Mexico (Michoacan, Guerrero and w. Oaxaca).
(4) Highlands of c. Mexico (Chiapas) to El Salvador and c. Guatemala.
(5) Highlands of c. Honduras.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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