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Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Hispaniolan Emerald (Chlorostilbon swainsonii) - HBW 5, p. 575

French: Émeraude d’Hispaniola German: Hispaniolansmaragdkolibri Spanish: Esmeralda de la Española

Taxonomy: Ornismya Swainsonii Lesson, 1829, Brazil; error = Hispaniola.
Forms a superspecies with C. ricordii and C. maugaeus, and these three formerly separated in genus Riccordia. Monotypic.

Distribution: Hispaniola; erroneously recorded from Gonâve.