Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Antillean Mango (Anthracothorax dominicus) - HBW 5, p. 559

French: Mango doré German: Dominikanermangokolibri Spanish: Mango Antillano
Other common names: Puerto Rican Golden Hummingbird

Taxonomy: Trochilus dominicus Linnaeus, 1766, Hispaniola.
Appears to be closely related to A. mango. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • dominicus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Hispaniola and offshore islands of Tortue, Gonâve, Vache and Beata.
  • aurulentus (Audebert & Vieillot, 1801) - Puerto Rico and offshore islands of Culebra and Vieques, and Virgin Is (St Thomas, St John, Anegada).