Emerald-chinned Hummingbird (Abeillia abeillei) - HBW 5, p. 565
French: Colibri d’Abeillé
Spanish: Colibrí de Abeillé
Other common names: Abeille’s Hummingbird
Taxonomy: Ornismya Abeillei Lesson and DeLattre, 1839, Veracruz, Mexico.
Genus sometimes considered to incorporate Klais. Validity of race aurea has been questioned. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- abeillei (Lesson & DeLattre, 1839) - SE Mexico to Guatemala, El Salvador and N Honduras.
- aurea A. H. Miller & Griscom, 1925 - S Honduras and N Nicaragua.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Atitlán Volcano, Guatemala
Marc FASOL 1 May 2012 23 weeks ago 3.3
A perched female, showing the proportionately short beak characteristic of this species
Locality Finca Prusia trail, El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp abeillei)
monicayhector 29 March 2009 3 years ago 2.8