Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Buffy Hummingbird (Leucippus fallax) - HBW 5, p. 592

French: Colibri trompeur German: Zimtbrustkolibri Spanish: Colibrí Ante

Taxonomy: Trochilus fallax Bourcier, 1843, Caracas, Venezuela.
Proposed races cervina (NE Colombia), occidentalis (NW Venezuela) and richmondi (Margarita I and Tortuga I, off NC Venezuela) are doubtfully distinct; differences apparently represent individual variation. Monotypic.

Distribution: Coastal area of Colombia and Venezuela and adjacent offshore islands.