Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Fiery-throated Hummingbird (Panterpe insignis) - HBW 5, p. 579

French: Colibri insigne German: Feuerkehlkolibri Spanish: Colibrí Insigne
Other common names: Irazu Hummingbird

Taxonomy: Panterpe insignis Cabanis and Heine, 1860, “San José” (probably Volcán Irazú), Costa Rica.
Relationships uncertain. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • eisenmanni Stiles, 1985 - N Costa Rica (Cordillera de Guanacaste).
  • insignis Cabanis & Heine, 1860 - NC Costa Rica (Cordillera de Tilarán) S to extreme W Panama.

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