Buff-bellied Hummingbird (Amazilia yucatanensis) - HBW 5, p. 596
French: Ariane du Yucatan
Spanish: Amazilia Yucateca
Other common names: Fawn-breasted/Yucatan Hummingbird
Taxonomy: Trochilus yucatanensis Cabot, 1845, Yucatán, Mexico.
Forms a superspecies with A. rutila, but not, as sometimes suggested, with A. tzacatl and A. alticola. Race cerviniventris formerly treated as a distinct species, including race chalconota. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- chalconota Oberholser, 1898 - extreme S USA (Texas) to NE Mexico (S to San Luis Potosí).
- cerviniventris (Gould, 1856) - E Mexico (Veracruz, Puebla, Chiapas).
- yucatanensis (Cabot, 1845) - SE Mexico (Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatán), N Belize and NW Guatemala; erroneously reported from Honduras.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Buff-bellied Hummingbird comming to a feeder. Locality New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (United States)
Bill Wayman 16 January 2002 15 weeks ago 21 sec 4
A bird in a tree and flying away Locality Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo State, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico (Southern) (ssp yucatanensis)
Josep del Hoyo 27 September 2006 9 years ago 18 sec 3.5
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A Buff-bellied Hummingbird displaying.
Locality Estero Llano Grande State Park, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 9 April 2016 5 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 4
A back view of a Buff-bellied Hummingbird perched.
Locality Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 7 April 2016 5 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 4
A male Buff-bellied Hummingbird perched.
Locality Homestead, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 17 February 2016 12 weeks ago 4
Buff-bellied Hummingbird perched on a branch.
Locality Estero Llano Grande State Park, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA (United States) (ssp chalconota)
kevinguse 23 April 2011 3 years ago 4
Adult female banded by Dave Patton.
Locality Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA (United States)
James W. Beck 11 December 2011 2 years ago 3.8
Feeding on a heliconia psittacorum
Locality Tabasco State, Mexico (Southern)
rchavezdm 14 January 2011 5 years ago 3.7
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