Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Mexican Sheartail (Doricha eliza) - HBW 5, p. 667

French: Colibri élise German: Rosenkehl-Sternkolibri Spanish: Colibrí de Elisa

Taxonomy: Trochilus eliza Lesson and DeLattre, 1839, between Veracruz and Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
Genus sometimes merged into Calothorax, or an expanded version of Calliphlox. The two populations of present species show some differences in plumage characters, possibly representing two races. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Mexico, in C Veracruz and N coast of Yucatán Peninsula (E to Holbox I).

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