Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Bahama Woodstar (Calliphlox evelynae) - HBW 5, p. 667

French: Colibri des Bahamas German: Bahamasternkolibri Spanish: Colibrí de las Bahamas

Taxonomy: Trochilus Evelynæ Bourcier, 1847, Nassau, New Providence Island, Bahamas.
Sometimes separated, along with C. bryantae and C. mitchellii, in genus Philodice; in older works separated in Nesophlox, alone or occasionally with C. bryantae. Proposed race salita, from Caicos Is, not separable in from nominate. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • evelynae (Bourcier, 1847) - Bahamas (except Inagua).
  • lyrura (Gould, 1869) - Inagua.

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