Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hummingbirds :: Green Violet-ear

Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus

Described by: Swainson (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Green Violetear, Mountain Violetear, Mountain Violet-ear, Mexican Violetear, Mexican Violet-ear
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Savegre Lodge, Costa Rica - Mar, 1996 © Allen Chartier  near Manizales, Caldas, Colombia - Mar, 2006 © R S Scanlon  Tandayapa Valley, Pichincha Province, Ecuador - Jun 21, 2004 © Lou Hegedus  Savegre Lodge, Costa Rica - Jun, 2003 © Lou Hegedus  Savegre Lodge, Costa Rica - Nov 20, 2004 © Lou Hegedus 
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Mountains of n. Central America through w. South America;
(1) S. Mexico (Jalisco, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi and Veracruz) to Guatemala, Honduras and nw. Nicaragua.
(2) Costa Rica to w. Panama.
(3) Colombia, w. and n. Venezuela s. w. of the Andes in w. Ecuador and nw. Peru and e. of the Andes through e. Ecuador, e. Peru.
(4) Bolivia and ex. nw. Argentina.


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


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