Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus) - HBW 5, p. 679
French: Colibri à queue large
Spanish: Colibrí Coliancho
Taxonomy: Trochilus platycercus Swainson, 1827, no locality = Mexico.
In past, occasionally placed in Archilochus. Proposed race guatemalae (Guatemala) is poorly defined: morphological patterns and variation in size are clinal in character. Monotypic.
Distribution: W & WC USA (S Idaho and N Wyoming S to E California, Arizona and SW Texas) S through upland Mexico to highlands of Guatemala. N populations winter in Mexico and Guatemala.
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Locality Echo Lake, Clear Creek County, Colorado, USA (United States)
Juan Carlos Marín 25 June 2007 4 years ago 4.4
Male Broad-tailed hummingbird nailed.
Locality Walden, Jackson County, Colorado, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Mike Ross 4 July 2011 1 year ago 4.3
A male on a perch at the feeders at Beatty's Guest Ranch
Locality Miller Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Arizona, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Erik Breden 6 August 2007 3 years ago 4.3
Bird resting on feeder at the Ranger Station in Dog Canyon, north end of Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Locality Dog Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Tom Moxley 16 April 2010 2 years ago 4.3
One of several humming birds feeding at bird feeders at a General store located in the Santa Fe National Forest.
Locality Terrero, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA (United States)
ddarbela 28 August 2012 36 weeks ago 4
A male at a feeder at Beatty's Guest Ranch
Locality Miller Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Arizona, USA (United States)
Erik Breden 6 August 2007 3 years ago 4
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