Beautiful Hummingbird (Calothorax pulcher) - HBW 5, p. 669
French: Colibri charmant
Spanish: Colibrí Bonito
Taxonomy: Calothorax pulchra Gould, 1859, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Genus sometimes merged into an expanded version of Calliphlox. Forms a superspecies with C. lucifer; closely related to Doricha, which is sometimes united with present genus on the basis of similar morphological characters. Monotypic.
Distribution: Interior of S Mexico, from C Guerrero and S Puebla SE to E Oaxaca. Also reported from Distrito Federal, Morelos and Chiapas, but identity of specimens doubtful.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
High speed footage of a female feeding on Opuntia flowers, with a section repeated at slow motion (20%). Locality Yagul Archaeological Ruins, Oaxaca State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 19 April 2009 3 years ago 1 min 1 sec 4.4
A female feeding on Opuntia flowers. Locality Yagul Archaeological Ruins, Oaxaca State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 19 April 2009 3 years ago 44 sec 3.3
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